Alabama lands RB Justin Taylor 

February, 22, 2011
Justin Taylor (Atlanta, Ga./Booker T. Washington) has committed to Alabama becoming the second running back prospect from Georgia to pledge with the Crimson Tide in the 2012 class and their ninth overall.

"I started really watching Alabama and college football in the ninth grade," Taylor said. "I have liked them ever since. I love their offense and how they run the ball. I think I really fit their style well."

The 5-foot-10, 215-pounder has terrific size and runs well between the tackles. Last season he rushed for 1,500 yards and 11 touchdowns and also caught 15 passes for 150 yards.

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