Taylor offers Gators an impact RB
February, 18, 2012
By Derek Tyson | ESPN.com
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Five-star Kelvin Taylor (Belle Glade, Fla./Glades Day) appears to be the star running back the Gators have long been searching for.
Corey Long/ESPN.comKelvin Taylor becomes the fifth member of Florida's class of 2013.
Florida has struggled in recent years on the field and in recruiting top-ranked running backs. The Gators haven't had a 1,000-yard rusher since Ciatrick Fason in 2004. Last year, Florida had commitments from four-star backs Matt Jones and Mike Davis at this point in the recruiting cycle. Davis, however, decommitted from Florida late in the process and eventually signed with South Carolina.
For its 2013 class, Florida also has a commitment from four-star running back Adam Lane (Winter Haven, Fla./Winter Haven), but Lane missed his entire junior season with a broken lower leg.
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