2015 outside linebacker prospect Tyler Taafe from Hubbard, Ohio became Toledo's first commitment of the 2015 class way back in early April. The outside linebacker has a solid skill set that should allow him to contribute right away.
Taafe chose Toledo almost immediately after the Rockets gave him his first scholarship offer. Taafe has also visited Pittsburgh.
The 6foot-2 213 pound outside linebacker has great size and strength to go with his quickness. His instincts and tackling score extremely high, while his ability to makes big plays in space also stands out.
Rated a 2 star outside linebacker by 247Sports, Taafe is considered a Top-70 prospect in the state of Ohio. He should bring toughness as well as great athleticism to the Rockets linebacking corps in years to come. He is considered an excellent (an excellent what?)
Taafe has the agility, skillset, focus, and drive to be a successful Rocket and MAC player. With continued development, and grooming at the next level Taafe should be an impact linebacker for the Rockets.