Taylor would add to RB stockpile 

May, 7, 2012
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When Katy (Texas) High School running back Adam Taylor made public his decision to commit to LSU last week, it was a surprise in many ways.

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John Korduner/Icon SMIMichael Ford was LSU's leading rusher in 2011 and will be in the mix again in 2012.
Mainly, it threw people for a curve because running back did not seem like a pressing need for the Tigers. LSU has its four best running backs returning and it got even better with the addition of Jeremy Hill, a much ballyhooed 2011 prospect who had to wait a year to sign because of off-the-field legal issues that have since been resolved, clearing the way for him to be part of the 2012 class.

And to make adding a running back even more perplexing is the fact that not one of the six running backs on the 2012 Tigers roster will be a senior.

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