Taijh Alston

Taijh Alston

12/18/18 | 9:17 a.m.







Carthage, N.C.


Copiah-Lincoln CC (Miss.)

Junior College


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Signs NLI



  • Played for coach Glen Davis at Copiah Lincoln Community College
  • Earned All-Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) First-Team honors
  • Recorded 78 tackles, including seven sacks, 15 tackles for loss, a forced fumble and two fumble recoveries last year while helping team to a 6-4 record
  • Fifty-one of his tackles were solo and his 78 total were second on the team and fifth in the conference
  • Three-star rating from ESPN, rivals and 247Sports
  • Ranked No. 13 prospect in North Carolina by 247Sports, No. 6 at defensive end and No. 54 nationally
  • In high school, he was a three-year varsity starter as a defensive end for coach Ryan Riggan at Union Pines
  • Completed prep career with 13.5 sacks and averaged 6.5 tackles per game
  • Finished with 96 tackles, 7.0 sacks and 16.0 tackles for loss as a senior captain
  • Had 77 stops, including five sacks and 13 tackles for loss as a junior
  • Recorded 54 tackles as a sophomore
  • Earned All-Cape Fear Valley 3-A Conference First-Team honors
  • Also played tight end
  • Charlotte Observer ranked him as a top-25 recruit in North Carolina
  • Three-star rating per 247Sports and Scout
  • Ranked as the No. 3 defensive end in the state, No. 46 in region and was included among nation’s top 120 performers by Scout.com
  • Also a standout in basketball
  • Attended East Carolina before transferring to Copiah-Lincoln CC
  • Also received offers from NC State, North Texas, Appalachian State and Western Kentucky

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Western Kentucky

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