June 29, 2006

5-Star Taylor on the verge of a decision

It's down to an either/or situation for Hampton (Va.) dual-threat quarterback Tyrod Taylor. After narrowing his list of over fifty offers down to a final two of Virginia Tech and Florida, the nation's No. 18 rated player will make his final decision in a couple of weeks while out in California participating in the EA SPORTS Elite 11 Camp.


Last season the Rivals100 member accounted for over 2,500 yards and 37 touchdowns while leading his team to a state championship.


Even with that performance to fall back on, there were some doubting his ability as a quarterback.


Of his 2,600 yards as a junior, 1,600 came through the air and 1,000 came on the ground.


When you have the God given athletic ability that Taylor obviously possesses, sometimes you have to fight the perception that you are more of an athlete than a quarterback. That's something that he has had to overcome according to his father, Rodney Taylor.

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