About Baylin Trujillo
Baylin Trujillo (born April 10, 1992) is a former American Football Quarterback in the National Arena League for the Orlando Predators.
He also was a member of the Central Florida Jags and Florida Tarpons Professional Arena Teams in the American Arena League from 2016-2019. He played college football at the University of South Florida (2011-12) and Webber International University (2012-14).
Trujillo started playing basketball at the age of 4; bbaseball at the age of 6; and then football at the age of 7. Until his senior year of high school, Trujillo was a three-sport athlete year round. His mother, Dara Trujillo, started two football youth organizations (Jr. Braves and Conway Falcons) where he played youth tackle football. His 8th grade year was the Conway Falcons first year of existence and the team went to the Championship.
Trujillo attended Boone High School (2006-09) before transferring to Oak Ridge High School (2009-10) where he graduated. He was a three year Varsity Letterman in football and one year Letterman in baseball at Oak Ridge. As a freshman, he was a part of Boone's 1st ever undefeated freshman football team under Head Coach Pete Post (2006). He played mostly at Wide Receiver, throwing 4 touchdowns as a double passer on trick plays. As a sophomore, Trujillo started on Junior Varsity, throwing 12 touchdowns and no Interceptions. He was moved up and added to the Varsity roster after the season was over; joining Boone's first team to ever reach the FHSAA State Championship vs Miami Northwestern (2007). Trujillo's junior year, he played a back-up roll but saw a lot of playing time. He threw and rushed for his first Varsity Touchdowns in the same game on Homecoming night vs Cypress Creek in a blowout win. Boone ended their season in the State Semifinals game vs Sanford Seminole. The Seminoles ended up winning the State Championship over Miami Northwestern 28-21 (2008). As a senior, Trujillo transferred to Oak Ridge High School under first year Head Coach and former Florida Gator/NFL Star, Elijiah Williams. He led the Pioneers to their first winning season in nearly a decade. His best game was on Homecoming against Colonial High School in which he was 13 of 16 passing, 306 yards and 3 Touchdowns. He won Player of the Week in the Orlando Sentinel. Oak Ridge finished 6-4 and was invited to a Bowl Game vs Clermont East Ridge (2009). Trujillo was selected to play in the East vs West All-Star Game (17-14 Win). Trujillo finished his senior year 5th in Central Florida and 3rd in Orange County in Passing/TDs with 1,543 passing yards, 13 Touchdowns, and 3 rushing touchdowns. Trujillo won the Teams "Most Reliable Player" Award at the Teams banquet while also earning over 8 scholarship offers; Verbally committed to the University of South Florida. Recruited by Quarterback Coach Peter Vaas.
After a year of strictly academics at Valencia, due to SAT test scores and a non-acceptance into USF for the fall of 2010, and playing Semi-Pro with the Orlando Phantoms under Head Coach Michael Torres, Trujillo transferred to the University of South Florida in the fall of 2011 where he joined the football team under Head Coach Skip Holtz. Trujillo redshirted to gain that year back of eligibility. Trujillo's first game dressed was on November 25, 2011 vs Louisville Cardinals. Trujillo made the Big East All-Academic Team, which was the largest class in school programs history with 18 players.
Trujillo played the spring of 2012 at USF then asked for his release in his exit meeting due to coaching changes within the program. He committed to Webber International University under Head Coach Kelly Scott, recruited by Offensive Coordinator/QB Coach Matt Leone, over Jacksonville University, Florida Tech and Florida International University. In the fall of 2012, Trujillo became the starting quarterback at WIU, throwing 7 Touchdowns and rushing for 3 Touchdowns.
In the spring of 2013, Trujillo tore his left anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) on his last play of the spring game on April 13, 2013. He threw a Touchdown in the game. He had surgery on May 3, 2013 and spent most of his junior season rehabbing but was fully cleared to play on September 26, 2013. Trujillo made the switch to free safety in order to get on the field and in his first game vs Jacksonville University playing the position, recorded his first interception and returned it back for a 55 yard Touchdown.
Trujillo went into his senior year in a quarterback competition with Delta State transfer Billy Pavlock and Clearwater Christian transfer Luke Brigham. Webber International finished the season 8-3, ranked #23 in the country, and won the first ever Sun Conference Championship 28-21 over Southeastern University on November 1, 2014. Trujillo threw a Touchdown on his 1st pass on Senior Day from 20 yards in a 53-7 win to end his college career on November 15, 2014. He graduated on December 5, 2014 with a Sport Business Management Degree as a Cum Laude.
Trujillo was invited as the only quarterback to throw at Florida State's PRO DAY infront of all 32 NFL Scouts on March 28, 2019.
Central Florida Jags (2016)
On May 12, 2016, the Central Florida Jags Professional Arena Team Head Coach and former Louisville Cardinal/NFL Star Ronnie Ghent signed Trujillo to finish the team's final two regular season games. In Trujillo's first Professional Arena Game vs the Florida Tarpons on May 14, 2016, he threw 2 Touchdowns. In the last game of the season vs the Osceola Ravens, Trujillo threw 3 Touchdowns and ran for another score on the games final play in a 58-18 win on May 21, 2016. Trujillo resigned with the Jags on December 15, 2016 but the team ended up folding.
After the Jags folded, Trujillo was selected to play in the 2017 Pro Arena EIF Turkey Bowl All-Star Game in Statesboro, GA on November 25, 2017. The Turkey Bowl consisted of two games: Florida vs Carolina and winner plays Georgia. In the first game vs Carolina, Trujillo threw 3 Touchdowns, caught a Touchdown, and threw a game winning 2 point conversion that led Florida in a 28-26 win. The second game vs Georgia was played 2 hours after the first game and Trujillo threw 2 Touchdowns in a loss. Trujillo won the Overall MVP Trophy as the Turkey Bowl's Most Valuable Player.
Florida Tarpons (2018-19)
After his performance in the Turkey Bowl All-Star Game, Trujillo was invited to a Florida Tarpons private workout in Lakeland, FL and signed with the Tarpons on December 18, 2017 under Head Coach Michael Taylor. Trujillo was signed primarily to back up Arena Football Hall-Of-Fame QB Chris Wallace; who was set to retire at the conclusion of the season. Trujillo saw limited action but recorded the team's longest rush of the season on a 28 yard run that almost resulted in a Touchdown in a 50-20 win over Austin Wild on May 5, 2018. Trujillo resigned with the Florida Tarpons on September 14, 2018 after the team moved to the A-League from the American Arena League. The team later changed their name to the Lakeland Tarpons but folded in May of 2019.
Orlando Predators (2019)
Trujillo signed with the Orlando Predators on May 23, 2019, just a week after the Tarpons folded, under Head Coach Doug Miller. Trujillo's first game action vs the Carolina Cobras, he went 1/1 9 yards on the game winning drive in a 74-69 upset win on May 25, 2019; backing up Bryan Hicks. After playing the Jacksonville Sharks and a bye week, Trujillo came in for Hicks after being down 37-16 and almost led a dramatic comeback in the final 6 minutes of play, throwing 2 Touchdowns and a 2 Point conversion vs the Massachusetts Pirates, losing 45-31, on June 15, 2019 (Father's Day weekend). Unfortunately, the following week vs Carolina Cobras, Trujillo suffered a season ending broken right hand just before halftime but finished the game. He recently retired from playing football on December 31, 2019
Trujillo owns a Personal Quarterback Training business (BTruQBTraining). Trains Quarterbacks of all ages with over 130 clients. He is also sponsored by the nations #1 sports drink, BodyArmor.
Trujillo is the Founder/Owner of BTru’s Advanced Quarterback Camp. He is teamed up with Former South Carolina QB Stephen Garcia, Former Dallas Cowboys QB Quincy Carter, Former Miami Hurricane/Charlotte 49er Kevin Olsen, Former Webber INT QB Collin Saring, and Former Ave Maria QB Robert Delfino. Other coaches include NFL Free Agents Karlos Williams, Garrett Johnson, Austin Duke, Noel Devin and former pro players Ed Gant and Jeff Higgins.
He is a former Varsity QB Coach and Head Freshman/JV Football Coach at Oak Ridge High School (2015-2019). Had 4 straight winning seasons but stopped due to focusing on more time with my wife & QB Training/Camp schedule.
Trujillo Coach QBs at The ELITE11/Opening Regional Camps in Orlando and Miami (2016-Current). Coached some of the Top QBs in the country alongside some of the best QB Coaches.
He is the Former QB Coach & Head 15U Coach for Rat Pak 7v7 (2016-2019). Won a Pylon 7v7 Championship in 2016!
Currently is a Co-Host for ESPN Orlando ((580AM)) with Heath Ziglar on their High School Scoreboard show!
Currently is a Physical Education Teacher (OCVS HOPE) at Oak Ridge High School.