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Pease notebook: Taylor will have his chance

Pease notebook: Taylor will have his chance

The season-ending injury for Matt Jones moved the Florida coaching staff from discussing a possible redshirt for freshman Kelvin Taylor to preparing him for a big role the rest of the season. In limited carries, Taylor has proven ready for role. After Jones tore his meniscus on Saturday, Taylor took 10 carries for 52 yards. His running instincts are easy to see, but he still has room to improve.

The issues for the freshman come in pass protection. The entire Florida offensive line struggled to protect quarterback Tyler Murphy on Saturday, and the running backs didn't help that. Matt Jones was the most trusted running back in pass protection, and with his absence, the coaches have to figure out a way to get Mack Brown and Kelvin Taylor to his level of production. Taylor missed some key... Recommended Stories

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