Judg­ing Tay­lor

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Mas­sive de­fen­sive tackle

Phil Tay­lor ar­rived as a trans­fer from Penn State with high ex­pec­ta­tions. But he fin­ished 2009 with only 25 tack­les. Con­se­quently, coach Art

Briles says Tay­lor will be given only limited time this year to prove he can pro­duce.

“(Last year) he re­ally didn’t do the things that we needed him to do,” Briles said. “So like I told him last year, we’re go­ing to pass judg­ment af­ter six ball­games. I think I know where he’s at, but I thought I knew a year ago, and I found out I wasn’t as smart as I thought I was.”

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