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Safety Taylor Barton Sold On New UI Staff

The new Fighting Illini football coaches are working feverishly to corral a quality group of new recruits for the February 1 signing date. They are getting a late start, making their jobs doubly difficult. Among other things, they are trying to hold onto players committed to the previous coaching staff. Floridian Taylor Barton is one of those, and he is sold on the new staff.

Illinois safety commit Taylor Barton came all the way from Orlando, Florida, to visit Illinois this weekend. He shared his thoughts on his visit. "When we first got there, we had a meeting where the coaches introduced themselves and stuff, so we got to meet the new staff. After dinner we went and met the players and then went to the hotel where all the players visiting were staying. "On...

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