June 2, 2006

Brooks claims Irish offer

As reported by the Indianapolis Star on Thursday, the 2005 Indiana Mr. Football, 5-foot-10 and 180-pound Dexter Taylor, has accepted a scholarship to attend the University of Tulsa.

Taylor, an option quarterback and defensive back from 2005 state champion Indianapolis Warren Central High School originally signed a letter-of-intent with the Air Force Academy, but did not meet one the academy's medical standards and was released from his commitment.

Taylor, who led his team to three straight Class 5A state championships, rushed for 2,116 yards and 29 touchdowns as a senior as an option quarterback. During his junior campaign, Taylor rushed for 1,460 yards and passed for 450 yards, while accounting for 27 touchdowns.

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