Keith Taylor was the first player from the class of 2017 to commit to Coach Petersen and, now over a year since that original commitment, he’s officially signed on to be a Dawg. He committed in December of 2015 and has been solid ever since.
The cornerback out of Servite High School in Anaheim is regarded as a four-star recruit by every major scouting service with the exception of ESPN who, let’s be honest, doesn’t even really count anyway. Taylor isn’t necessarily the fastest defensive back, but he has long reach and good instincts in space. That combined with a no-fear attitude about contact reminds me of another CB who the Huskies will miss after this year, Kevin King. As a Husky fan, that should make you quite happy.
Whatever player he develops into, Taylor joins potentially Washington’s brightest position group in the secondary and will be one of many valuable contributors against opposing pass attacks.
Here’s some Hudl highlights from his senior season:
Do good things, don’t do bad things, and bow down to Washington.