High School Buzz 

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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The Walkthrough, Week 5: good and bad crowds, sizing up Santaluces, diagnosing Atlantic and Palm Beach Central

  • 5:32 pm Monday, October 1st, 2012 by Matt Porter

In last week’s edition of The Walkthrough, Palm Beach Post reporters Matt Porter and Jeff Greer, along with ESPN 760 high school reporter Wells Dusenbury previewed two big out-of-area games: Fort Pierce Central at Vero Beach and Glades Day at Yulee. Then, they got off-topic quite a few times.

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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]

Alabama’s Nick Saban trying to flip Florida commitment Kelvin Taylor

  • 2:51 pm Monday, September 24th, 2012 by Matt Porter

Give Nick Saban this: he doesn’t surrender easily. [More]

Football: Glades Day-Yulee ESPN game set for Sept. 28

  • 9:06 am Wednesday, May 9th, 2012 by Matt Porter

It appears those traveling to Yulee for Glades Day’s ESPN-televised game can make travel plans. [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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