Taylor signs with NortheastBy CLAY MCFERRIN,
On National Signing Day Feb. 5, Charleston High School linebacker Jamar Taylor signed a National Letter of Intent to play football for the Northeast Mississippi Community College Tigers in Booneville.
As a senior at CHS, Taylor led the Charleston Tigers with 106 total tackles, 76 of which were individual stops. He also had one fumble recovery.
The 6-1, 204-pound Taylor was a postseason Mississippi Association of Coaches second-team All-State selection. Taylor (seated at center) is flanked by (from left) his sister Janiya Taylor, his grandfather Anderson Bradford, his mother Kimberly Taylor and his grandfather Roosevelt Taylor.
Standing in back (from left) are East Tallahatchie School District Athletic Director Michael Hargett, CHS head coach Scott Martin, CHS defensive coordinator and his father LaDon Taylor, and coaches Jeff Hollingsworth, Jerry Richardson and Kameron Myers. Taylor is considering physical therapy as a college major.
(Photo special to The Sun-Sentinel)