Taylor plans trip to Notre Dame

Sophomore cornerback Levonta Taylor of Virginia Beach (Va.) Ocean Lakes has planned a trip to Notre Dame after reeling in an Irish offer.

Virginia Beach (Va.) Ocean Lakes never fails to pump out some of the best high school talent in the nation. So, it's no surprise a quality chuck of their roster signs with Division I programs.

Notre Dame visited Ocean Lakes during the evaluation period in order to offer sophomore four-star cornerback, Levonta Taylor.

"Coach Scott (Booker) came by school the first time and said that he loved me film," Taylor said. "The second time he came by, he offered me later that night on the phone."

"He said he likes how I'm versatile, fast, and how I have good instincts."

The 5-foot-10, 175-pound corner wasted no time setting up a visit to Notre Dame.

"I'm visiting with my offensive line coach and a couple of teammates on June 25," Taylor said. "My offensive line coach has always liked Notre Dame, and he was really excited when I got offered. Notre Dame produces some of the best offensive linemen, so that's why he likes them."

Taylor will be joined by teammates on the trip. He hopes to get a solid feel of what Notre Dame has to offer.

"I liked how Notre Dame always plays a tough schedule," Taylor said. "They have good academics and just a lot of energy always around their football program."

This past spring, Taylor visited Virginia, Penn State and Ohio State. This summer, along with Notre Dame, Taylor plans to visit LSU and potentially the big three in Florida.

With already 20 offers, Taylor is in no rush to make a decision.

"It's really exploded," Taylor said. "It can only get worse from here, as far as the process goes and how hectic things get. That's why I'm not going to release any favorites until next summer."

"I'm looking loyalty," Taylor said. "And, when I get there, can I see myself living there for the next three or four years? I also plan to major in sports medicine."


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