Second-year sophomore, played nine games as true freshman in 2013... Listed No. 2 at cover safety on post-spring depth chart... Broad jump measured at 10-feet, 4-inches.
2013 (True Freshman): Played in nine of 13 games, one of five true freshmen to play in 2013... Played reserve safety and on special teams... Earned first career letter... Totaled six tackles (five solo), one interception and one breakup on season... Played snaps from scrimmage in seven games, and exclusively on special teams in two others... Saw action at safety in six of first seven games... Made collegiate debut and recorded first career tackle in season-opening win over Wofford... Made first career interception, returned 28 yards to opponent eight yard line, in fourth quarter and had one tackle in win over ULM in third game... Made season-high three tackles in win at Kansas in seventh game... Made solo tackle and PBU in win vs. Texas Tech in ninth game.
High School: Defensive back at MacArthur High School in Irving, Texas... Played under head coach Brian Basil at MHS... National position rankings among safeties: No. 46 by ESPN.com, No. 55 by 247Sports.com, No. 94 by Scout.com... Rated 41st overall recruit in state by Rivals.com... Other Texas top 100 listings: No. 54 by Dallas Morning News/SportsDay, No. 89 by SuperPrep... Rated seventh safety in state by Dave Campbell's Texas Football... Sixth among defensive back prospects on Dallas Morning News/SportsDay's Area Top 100... Led MacArthur to 7-4 record and 5A DI bi-district finals as senior... Totaled 75 tackles, four for loss, nine breakups and five forced fumbles as senior... Named first-team 2012 All-District 6-5A safety... Totaled 45 tackles as well as 124 yards rushing as junior in 2011... Named first-team 2011 All-District 6-5A safety as junior... Earned 2010 District 6-5A Defensive Sophomore of Year honors.
Personal: Son of Dakari Sells and Tiwana White... Full name is Taion Ahnimashaun Sells... Born Feb. 12, 1995, in Dallas, Texas... Uncle, Joe Walker, played football at Nebraska and played in NFL for Tennessee Titans in 2001 and Indianapolis Colts in 2002... Major is exercise physiology.