High School Buzz 

Kelvin Taylor, Keith Bryant named Parade All-Americans

  • 12:01 am Thursday, January 31st, 2013 by Jeff Greer

Kelvin Taylor may already be enrolled and taking classes at Florida, but the high school accolades for the star running back and son of Fred Taylor aren’t finished yet.

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Kelvin Taylor finishes second in Florida Mr. Football voting

  • 11:30 pm Monday, December 17th, 2012 by Jeff Greer

For the third time this season, Derrick Henry bested Kelvin Taylor.

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National rushing record: Kelvin Taylor might pass Ken Hall, but Derrick Henry is king

  • 4:47 pm Friday, November 16th, 2012 by Matt Porter

UPDATE: Derrick Henry broke Ken Hall’s career rushing record Friday night. He topped Hall’s record on a 52-yard touchdown run against Perry-Taylor County in a Class 4A state playoff game. Henry finished the night with 482 yards and six touchdowns on 58 carries. He now has 11,612 yards and 148 TDs in his career.

Taylor had 213 yards and four touchdowns in a Class 2A regional semifinal win over Hialeah-Champagnat Catholic. From freshman year on, Taylor has 10,314 yards. He passed Toney Baker for fifth all-time.

While Henry adds to his new national record, Taylor needs 919 yards to move ahead of Hall for second place.

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Greg Bryant a finalist for U.S. Army Player of the Year award

  • 5:08 pm Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 by Jeff Greer

Greg Bryant is one of the biggest high school football stars playing in January’s U.S. Army All-American Bowl. He’s one step closer to perhaps being the biggest name in the game.

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Video: Derrick Henry vs. Kelvin Taylor in a battle of the backs

  • 4:12 pm Saturday, September 29th, 2012 by Matt Porter

YULEE — An estimated 4,500 fans and a national television audience got a glimpse of two SEC-bound running backs on Friday night. Yulee’s Derrick Henry, an Alabama commit, overshadowed Glades Day’s Kelvin Taylor (Florida) in a 42-6 win. [More]

Video: Derrick Henry’s pregame speech to Yulee before Glades Day game

  • 2:43 am Saturday, September 29th, 2012 by Matt Porter

YULEE — Yulee senior running back Derrick Henry is the tallest player on his team, at 6-foot-3, and weighs a rock-solid 240 pounds. [More]

Football: Glades Day and Kelvin Taylor to play Yulee and Derrick Henry on ESPN

  • 8:02 pm Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 by Matt Porter

ESPN plans to televise high school football every week this fall. It appears one of those games will involve Kelvin Taylor and Glades Day.

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