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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.


Kelvin Taylor now sixth all-time in career rushing yards

  • 12:18 am Friday, October 12th, 2012 by Matt Porter

With 177 rushing yards Thursday, Glades Day senior running back Kelvin Taylor moved up two spots in the national record book.


Glades Day’s Kelvin Taylor is Florida’s first 10,000-yard rusher

  • 11:24 am Wednesday, September 12th, 2012 by Matt Porter

Every time Kelvin Taylor carries the ball, he adds more to his state rushing record. Last week, he reached another level. [More]

Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith sends a gift to Glades Day’s Kelvin Taylor

  • 12:59 pm Saturday, November 19th, 2011 by Matt Porter

A few days before his record was broken, Emmitt Smith said he would to do something to commemorate Kelvin Taylor’s achievement. After Taylor broke the record, Glades Day coach Pete Walker said he knew Smith was cooking up something. [More]

Complete coverage: Glades Day’s Kelvin Taylor breaks Emmitt Smith’s state rushing record

  • 1:30 pm Saturday, November 12th, 2011 by Matt Porter

STUART – With a 34-yard run in the second quarter of a Nov. 11, 2011 game, Kelvin Taylor became Florida’s career rushing leader. [More]

Glades Day’s Kelvin Taylor now 217 yards away from Emmitt Smith’s state rushing record

  • 1:43 pm Saturday, November 5th, 2011 by Matt Porter

After adding another couple hundred rushing yards to his total, Glades Day junior Kelvin Taylor stands on the verge of breaking the career state record. [More]

Glades Day’s Kelvin Taylor now 420 yards away from Emmitt Smith’s state rushing record

  • 10:43 am Monday, October 31st, 2011 by Matt Porter

Kelvin Taylor’s assault on the record books has slowed, but the Glades Day star can still break Emmitt Smith’s record during the 2011 regular season. [More]