Taylor Focused On Junior Season

When you're a sophomore starting at running back for a major high school football program in Texas, you're bound to get some attention. That is the case for Katy High School running back Adam Taylor. Still a few weeks shy of his junior year, Taylor holds six scholarship offers, including one from Northwestern.

Taylor (6-0, 190) already holds an offer from Northwestern along with Arkansas, Baylor, Colorado, Illinois, and North Texas. He's also hearing from Oklahoma, Texas, Texas A&M, and others.

The Wildcats extended an offer to Taylor in the spring and became one of the first schools to offer. Taylor isn't focused on recruiting yet, but is learning about his options.

"I think it's a good program," Taylor said of Northwestern. "I'm really open to anything right now. Everything is an option."

For Taylor, the most important thing to find in a school is the right kind of offense. He's looking for a run-oriented style—much like that of Katy High School.

"(I want) just smash-mouth football and running the ball," the running back said.

Not even a junior, Taylor hasn't begun his recruitment just yet. The furthest he has gone with the recruitment process is exploring each school and football program on the internet.

Taylor is planning to wait till after his junior season is completed, then will begin looking into different schools.

"When the season is over, I'm going to try to find out which school is the best for me," Taylor said.

Taylor has high expectations for himself and his team after a big sophomore season. Taylor rushed for more than 1,500 yards and scored six touchdowns while earning All-District honors. However, the Tigers lost in the championship game.

This season, Taylor doesn't care about his recruitment or individual stats; he's focused on one goal.

"I just want to get a state ring."


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