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3-Star Safety, Son of Hall of Famer, Signs With Pac-12 School
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Jason Taylor is a gridiron legend. He spent the bulk of his career with the Miami Dolphins and cemented himself as one of the greatest defensive players of all time.

Taylor’s new career kicked off after his retirement. He has served as the defensive coordinator for St. Thomas Aquinas High School, an elite prep program in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

The NFL Hall of Famer has been lucky enough to coach his children, and his oldest son is now ready for college football.

Isaiah Taylor, STA’s most prominent safety, received plenty of interest from Division I programs, but decided that he would take his game to the desert and play for the Arizona Wildcats.

Isaiah Taylor Commits to University of Arizona 

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Isaiah Taylor is a three-star prospect and there were quite a few schools that reached out with offers.

Air Force, Coastal Carolina, FIU, Florida Atlantic, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Syracuse, and Vanderbilt are just some of the NCAA programs that tried to sign the defensive back.

The Wildcats have a brand new head coach in Jedd Fisch. Occasionally, that sort of instability could scare away recruits, but Taylor won’ be going anywhere.

Getting the chance to work with Arizona’s coaching staff will do wonders for his game, and his development will only continue to accelerate over the next few years.

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Isaiah Taylor Highlights 

Isaiah Taylor isn’t as physically imposing as his dad, but the NFL instincts are there.

In 2020, he registered 28 tackles and a pair of interceptions, one of which was returned for a touchdown. He turns into a playmaker when the ball is in his hands, and while he is not highly ranked, he still has the chance to be an explosive defensive back at the college level.

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St. Thomas Aquinas won the Florida state championship in 2020, and Isaiah Taylor was instrumental to their success. Arizona football is looking for sustained dominance, and he will be along for the ride.

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Matt is a recent graduate of New York University with a degree in Sports Management. He is a passionate New York Yankees, New York Islanders, and Minnesota Vikings fan. He also has a podcast about minor league baseball called "On the Farm."
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