A week after his father joined the coaching staff, Auburn High senior Blaise Taylor announced he will play his college football at Arkansas State.
Taylor signs with the Red Wolves as a cornerback. He had offers from Auburn, Tennessee, Nebraska, Memphis and Harvard, with at least Auburn recruiting him as a slot receiver.
Trooper Taylor, Blaise's father, was an assistant to Gene Chizik on the Auburn staff, and recently accepted a position on Blake Anderson's staff at ASU.
Taylor is rated as a three-star prospect by both Rivals and 247Sports.
Jonathan comes to News 3 from Fort Smith/Fayetteville, Ark., where he anchored weekends and reported during the week on some of the best high school sports in the state. More>>
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