As a junior he finished with an ERA of 0.98 and a 5-1 record on the mound while hitting .480 with ten home runs. This week he's participating in the State Games and has also been playing legion ball. Recently a pro scout watched his team work out, and scouts have shown some interest in Taylor.
"There's been a few baseball scouts come by," he said. "I don't know where that stands. I had a good year in baseball and you never know what will happen I guess.
"If I got drafted in the low rounds I'd look at it, but I don't know how much of a possibility that is."
Taylor knows that he has a future in football. One of the top quarterbacks in the state, he's posted a 27-3 record in three seasons at Harnett Central. As a junior he passed for over 2,000 yards and 16 touchdowns while rushing for another 1,000 yards and 11 scores on the ground.
He landed an early offer from North Carolina and has since picked up offers from East Carolina and Clemson. Last week he headed down to Clemson for an unofficial visit.
"I wanted to talk to the coaches and tour the facilities," said Taylor. "I was pretty impressed with the visit. I had a chance to talk with the coaches about their quarterback situation.
"With Kyle Parker being drafted in the first round they think he's going to go, so the coaches said that would leave them with a redshirt freshman, a senior, and a walk-on this year. Next year they'll only have two quarterbacks so they'll probably take two in this class. I know they already have one committed so they have a spot left."
On Saturday he camped at Wake Forest. The Demon Deacons have expressed interest but have yet to offer.
"I had a good camp at Wake Forest," he said. "I threw the ball well and ran a 4.6 flat there. They had a lot of quarterbacks in there, and I've been talking with the quarterback coach a lot. They said I should hear back from them soon."
He ended the weekend by attending NC State's one-day camp on Sunday.
"It definitely went well at NC State," Taylor stated. "I talked to coach O'Brien, coach Bible, and coach Archer some. I also talked to their baseball coach, coach Avent, and he said that if it worked out where I got an offer I could play both sports at State.
"As for the camp, I feel like I performed well. I was 6-foot-2.75 and weighed 200 pounds... they had me running the 40 in 4.62 and 4.64. I threw the ball really well too so I think I had a good performance."
Taylor, a long-time NC State fan, stated he had a chance to speak with the coaches about their quarterback situation.
"I believe they are looking to offer two quarterbacks," he said. "They've offered a couple of quarterbacks, but I don't think they feel they will sign them.
"They told me that they would let me know at the end of their camps, but they were showing me a lot of attention. I was excited about that... it showed me they were really interested. I hope it works out and they offer me."
Does Taylor have a leader?
"I probably couldn't say I have a leader," he said. "I really liked most of the schools I've been to. I definitely liked Clemson. I liked their coaching staff and they have great facilities. East Carolina, I haven't been up there yet. I plan on going up there on a visit, but I like their coaching staff also.
"I definitely like NC State. That was really cool this weekend... working out up there. I like the fact that I could play both football and baseball there."
Taylor indicated that he hopes to have a decision prior to the start of his senior season.
"I think that would be best," he said. "I'm waiting until all the offers come in that might come, and then I'll make a decision around the end of the summer."