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Florida Safety Explains Illinois Commitment

Taylor Barton (Scout)

The Fighting Illini football program received another commitment Sunday. Orlando, Florida, safety Taylor Barton called head coach Ron Zook with the good news. He has the size and speed to play either safety position. He talks about his decision.

Taylor Barton made Illinois coach Ron Zook happy Sunday. "I called Coach Zook to let him know my decision. He was pretty excited. He wasn't on campus for my visit, so he's gonna come down for one of my games this year." The 6'-2", 200 pounder visited campus less than a month ago. He explains what drew him to the school. "I liked my visit a lot. The academics are... Recommended Stories

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