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.”