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LSU’s Taylor Suspended Indefinitely

Charges are pending from a robbery in Georgia.

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Per The Advocate, LSU sophomore linebacker Tyler Taylor has been suspended indefinitely pending the resolution of his alleged role in a robbery of a Georgia pawn shop.

LSU learned of Taylor’s arrest, which took place last May, this week and promptly suspended him. From new beat writer Brooks Kubena:

An incident report by the Cumming Police Department said that on the early morning of Jan. 8, three men and a juvenile broke into a pawn shop in Cumming, Georgia, stole several firearms and fled the scene in a vehicle driven by Taylor.

The report said a Cumming police officer obtained arrest warrants May 27 for Taylor, 19, for conspiracy to commit a crime, party to a crime and theft by receiving stolen property.

On May 31, Taylor was booked into a local jail, and nearly five hours later he posted bond for the total sum of $33,550, according to the booking report from the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office.

The report indicates that Taylor was the getaway driver, and only spent five hours in jail. Given that it happened in between the end of spring semester and beginning of the summer term, he likely didn’t tell anybody here. The three charges pending are all felonies — meaning he’s not likely to return to the team unless this story changes significantly.

Taylor played in every game as a true freshman in 2017 and was competing with fellow sophomore Jacob Phillips for a starting spot in 2018. Don’t expect to see him with the Tigers for some time now, if at all.