Jimmie Taylor Talks Tide Choice

Jimmie Taylor, a 6-9, 215-pound center from Greensboro (Ala.) High School, signed a national letter of intent on Wednesday, November 14, to become a member of the 2013-14 University of Alabama men's basketball program. Friday evening the long, angular defensive specialist traveled to Francis Marion High in Marion, Ala., for a regular season game.

'BAMA Magazine/BamaMag.com met with the FoxSPORTSNext.com's ninth rated center after the visiting Raiders (1-1) defeated the home team Rams (1-1) 77-47. Unofficially, Jimmie Taylor scored 13 points on 5-9 shooting of which two were slam dunks. He was 3-5 from the charity stripe and recorded 10 rebounds and 3 blocks. Marty Everett is the first year coach for the two-time defending Alabama 3A Boys High School Basketball State Champions. The Tide signee is in pursuit of a specific individual goal. Listen to his reasons for selecting Alabama, a self-scouting report, and players he admired growing up.

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