Maria Taylor Hyatt, often known as Maria Taylor, has gained name and fame as an analyst and host who has been working for ESPN and the SEC Network for several years. She can be seen in covering college football, college volleyball, and college basketball. Having depth knowledge on these sports, Maria Taylor is considered has one of the highly qualified analysts. Her analysis of various games has been taken into consideration by various teams to improve their performance.


Moving back to her early life, Maria Taylor was born on May 12, 1987, and attended Centennial High School. She has a keen interest in sports from her childhood days and had involved in school team several times.  During four years in high school, she had a successful career which led her to win various awards. She was the recipient of the Atlanta Tip-Off Team of the year award and also won Offensive MVP of her High School Volleyball team for 3 years. She was named AII- State as a senior and got to be a member of USA Volleyball Junior team.

Maria Taylor attended the University of Georgia under athletic scholarship where she played Volleyball and basketball for 4 years from 2005 to 2009. She graduated from Georgia University in 2009 earning a graduate degree in broadcast news. She also did her Masters in Business Administration in 2013 from her alma. She helped US  Junior Volleyball team to win a bronze medal in Open Division of the US Volleyball Championships, She retired from playing career in 2008 and started to appear on various televisions.

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Covering her career, Maria Taylor is currently working as college analyst in SEC Network in her third season. She serves ESPN as a college football reporter with Brent Musburger and Jesse Palmer. She also works as volleyball and women’s basketball analyst. In 2013, she started to work on ESPN2 weekly Saturday night primetime college football telecast as the sideline reporter and also covered the annual bowl game for ESPN. She has also been working as an analyst for the NCAA Women’s Basketball Selection Show. She also covered both NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament Preview Show and also covered ESPN’s NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament and Women’s Volleyball National Championship.

Before 2012, Maria Taylor had been working as a reporter and host at the University of Georgia for three years and also made her appearance on various studio shows such as Dawg Report and SportsNite. She also appeared in SEC Men’s Basketball Tonight. She has also experience working for Fox Sports South and the ACC Digital Network, where she worked as a freelance women’s basketball analyst. She also served Raycom Sports as a freelance women’s basketball analyst.


Digging about Maria Taylor’s personal life, with her executioner looks and executioner spike she might have impressed many men. She has maintained personal life private. There has been no any information on her relationship and affairs. Bold personality Taylor has a height of 1.88 m and well-maintained body figure. She has earned good money from her career but there is no any authenticate source to disclose exact figure of her net worth.