Tim Taylor, head football coach at Tusculum University, is set to be inducted into the National Football Foundation Mountain Empire Hall of Fame. The induction will take place at the DoubleTree Hotel in Johnson City, Tennessee, alongside other notable figures in the 2024 class. Taylor, a veteran college coach with over 35 years of D-I experience, is currently leading Tusculum's football program and preparing his team for the upcoming Spring Game on April 20.

By the Numbers
  • Taylor was named Tusculum's 17th head football coach in December
  • He has over 35 years of D-I coaching experience
  • His coaching career includes 22 seasons as a defensive coordinator and 17 seasons as a recruiting coordinator
  • During his time at East Tennessee State University, he led the defense to significant achievements, including two Southern Conference championships
State of Play
  • Taylor is currently leading Tusculum's inaugural Pioneer squad in completing its spring drills
  • The Spring Game, scheduled for April 20, will culminate the team's spring drills
  • Taylor's extensive coaching experience includes significant tenures at East Tennessee State University, Tennessee Tech, and Chattanooga
Bottom Line

Tim Taylor's induction into the NFF Mountain Empire Hall of Fame highlights his substantial coaching career and ongoing contributions to the sport. As he continues to lead Tusculum's football program, his impact on the next generation of players remains a testament to his enduring legacy in the football community.