IRVINE – For Taylor Rapp, being drafted by the Los Angeles Rams is not just about getting to play under the NFL lights.
Among 2019 draftees, Rapp joins Kyler Murray of the Arizona Cardinals as the only Asian-American players chosen for the league.
Los Angeles Rams safety Taylor Rapp, top, works against defensive back Jake Gervase during an NFL football training camp in Irvine, Calif., Tuesday, July 30, 2019.
(AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)Los Angeles Rams safety Taylor Rapp participates in drills at NFL football training camp in Irvine, Calif. Monday, July 29, 2019.
“It was kind of hard for me with sports because there’s a lack of Asian representation in all pro sports, especially football,” Rapp said.