Taylor’s comfort on rise after strong spring at safety


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Garrett Taylor is pushing for a starting spot this spring and has found comfort in his role. - AUDREY SNYDER / DKPS

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Garrett Taylor came to Penn State with a four-star billing that had fans buzzing about the future of the secondary.

The St. Christopher’s (Va.) standout was selected to the Under Armour All-America game and was also a 2015 U.S. Army All-American Bowl honoree. Rated as the ninth-best corner in the class per Rivals, he was poised to join classmate and fellow four-star cornerback John Reid, who together would bolster the Penn State secondary for years to come.

“It’s kind of been an unconventional start,” Taylor, a redshirt junior, told me this week with a smile.

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