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Taylor Dever, former Notre Dame football player from Nevada Union, dies at 31

Taylor Dever, a former Nevada Union High School football player who became a University of Notre Dame starter, has died at 31, according to a Notre Dame Football statement released Friday.

As a Nevada Union senior in 2006, his performance with the Miners was reported to have earned him scholarship offers from as many as 16 Division I football programs.

He and his family announced in late 2006 that he would be accepting a full athletic scholarship to the University of Notre Dame.



“Taylor was a kind and affable person. He was also a player who grinded away for three seasons before becoming a starter in his fourth and fifth seasons,” read the statement the team posted on Twitter. “He was respected in our locker room and will be missed by many.”

Victoria Penate is a staff writer for The Union. She can be reached at vpenate@theunion.com.





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