Scouting Travez Taylor

Mississippi Scout
Posted Oct 10, 2011


It is hard to get overlooked in today's recruiting era with recruiting services running coast to coast. But there is a true sleeper in Summit, Miss., that is tearing it up this fall.


Name:Travez Taylor
School:
North Pike (MS)
Position:
Running Back/Safety
Size:
5-foot-11, 180-pounds
Class:
2012
Recruitment:
Ole Miss, Mississippi State, USM, and LSU
Scout.com Ranking: NR

Scout.com evaluation: Taylor possesses quick cuts, above-average hands for a tailback, and toughness on the field. The one problem by looking at his film is that he is playing running back on almost all of his highlights and most colleges are recruiting Taylor for either cornerback or free safety.

Taylor is averaging almost 10 yards per carry this season and has already rushed for 1,031 yards and 20 touchdowns for the 5-3 defending South 4A Champs. Will Taylor get enough looks at defensive back from here on out to garner some D1 offers? You know he will pile up the offensive yards. Now he is looking for some scholarships.





Yancy Porter is the Mississippi Scout for Scout.com and he can be reached at yporter@scout.com

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