Played significant role in Georgia's win over Lipscomb with 9 points (3x5 3-pt FGs) in 23 minutes.
Also played 15 minutes vs. Chattanooga, scoring three points.
All 27 of his career points have come from beyond the 3-point arc.
Non-scholarship player who made the team through tryouts in September, 2012.
Scored over 1,000 points during his career at Eagles Landing Christian Academy
Twice an All-Region selection and an Honorable Mention All-State pick as a senior in 2011.
Older sister Julia plays softball at Mississippi State.
Full Name: Taylor Kennedy Echols
Birthdate/Birthplace: Sept. 17, 1992 / Atlanta
Parents: Lee and Kim Echols
Nickname: Hunker Down
Academic Major: Ecology
Favorite TV Show: How I Met Your Mother
Websites I most often visit: You Tube, Facebook, Pandora
Favorite Video Game: Call of Duty, Madden
Favorite Foods: Fried Catfish and Chicken, Mac & Cheese, Yams
Favorite Academic Subject: Marine Science
Most Challenging Academic Subject: Calculus
Non-Basketball Interests and Hobbies: Playing guitar, Fishing, Scuba Diving
How my teammates would describe me: Quiet
Sports I'd Most Like to Try: Polo, Surfing
Teammate that makes me laugh the hardest: Nemi Djurisic
My Most Prized Possession: My family
Pre-Game Ritual: Listen to Lecrae
Post-Game Ritual: Meditate on the game
Non-Athletic Accomplishment I'm proudest of: Being accepted into UGA
Athletic Accomplishment I'm proudest of: Making the UGA basketball team
Favorite NBA Team: San Antonio Spurs because they're fun to watch and win with experience
Favorite Non-Basketball Athlete and Why: Tim Tebow because he's a great competitor and a Christian leader
What drives me to excel in basketball: Representing Jesus Christ by doing the best I can
When I was young and playing basketball, I used to pretend I was: Pete Maravich
The thing I like most about being part of this team: Getting to know all of the guys and being a part of something greater than myself