NSD February 2018 - Cam Taylor
Cam Taylor, DB, 6-0, 190, Montgomery, Ala. (Park Crossing)
Cam Taylor will play in the secondary at Nebraska after he was one of Alabama’s most prolific quarterbacks in 2017. The versatile athlete was recruited by most programs as a defensive back or athlete, but he also received interest for his offensive abilities.
Taylor put up huge numbers for Park Crossing High School and coach Smitty Grider as a senior in 2017. He amassed 2,496 yards of total offense and accounted for 30 total touchdowns, throwing for 1,466 yards and 16 touchdowns and adding 1,030 rushing yards and 14 rushing touchdowns. His play helped the Thunderbirds to a 10-2 record and the second round of the Class 6A state playoffs. Following the season, Taylor was named an athlete on the Alabama Sports Writers Association Class 6A All State First Team.
A three-star recruit, Taylor was listed among the nation’s top 60 athletes in the 247Sports Composite rankings, while ESPN listed him among the nation’s top 80 wide receiver prospects. Taylor also visited Auburn and held more than a dozen scholarship offers.