Maria Taylor (born May 12, 1987) is in her second year as a sideline reporter for ESPN/ABC's broadcasts of college football and serves as an ESPN analyst and reporter for basketball and volleyball and has covered everything from a BCS Bowl Game to Sweet 16's and Final Fours. Taylor can also be found hosting studio shows or emceeing Banquets and Galas.
Prior to 2012, Maria was a reporter and host for IMG College at the University of Georgia.
The Native of Alpharetta, Georgia played volleyball and basketball
for the University of Georgia. She was a three time All-SEC performer in
volleyball and also played on the USA A2 national volleyball team. She
graduated from Georgia with a degree in Broadcast News in 2009, and graduated with her Masters in Business Administration from the
University of Georgia in May 2013.