Stepfan Taylor ran for a career-high 189 yards and one touchdown.
2011 (SOPHOMORE): Saw action in 12 of 13 games to earn his first varsity letter...valuable contributor on special teams and as a reserve inside linebacker...finished the year with 11 total tackles, including seven solo efforts...also had one tackle for loss against Washington...had a season-high two tackles in the opener against San Jose State, later matched against Oregon.
2010 (FRESHMAN): Did not see action...earned the team's Scout Team award along with A.J. Tarpley and Jackson Cummings.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Graduated from Lakewood (Colo.) High School...played for head coach Mark Robinson...three-year varsity letterwinner...ranked as the third-best high school prospect in Colorado by Scout.com...listed as the 34th-best outside linebacker in the nation by Scout.com and 48th by Rivals.com...recorded 141 tackles in 10 games as a senior...also accounted for 2,136 yards of total offense and 18 touchdowns...earned first team All-Big 8 (5A) honors as a linebacker...first team all-state selection as a specialist...two-year member of the National Honor Society...is a gifted violinist who was a part of the Jefferson County Honor Orchestra...also lettered in baseball...parents are Paul and Tess Hemschoot...has one older brother, Pete and two older sisters, Marie and Alona...born in Denver, Colo....full name is Joseph Francisco Hemschoot...majoring in science, technology & society (innovation, technology & organizations).
Tackles: 2, twice; last vs. Oregon, 2011
Tackles for Loss: 1.0 vs. Washington, 2011