Jacoby Watkins, a former high school teammate, told Taylor he should go ahead and commit.
Taylor said he still wants to visit East Carolina in the next couple of weeks before deciding.
He now has six offers from UNC, N.C. State, Clemson, South Carolina and Virginia Tech. Taylor says he has no current favorite, but that he plans to decide before his first high school game next month.
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