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Kelvin Taylor making a name for himself

With 9,000 career rushing yards, RB no longer just former NFL star Fred Taylor's son

Originally Published: November 21, 2011
By Corey Long | ESPN Recruiting Nation

BELLE GLADE, Fla. -- It was only a matter of time for Glades Day (Belle Glade, Fla.) running back Kelvin Taylor.

The 17-year-old son of former NFL All-Pro Fred Taylor had been on pace to shatter Emmitt Smith's career rushing record of 8,804 since he stepped on the field as an eighth grader.

And in the final week of the 2011 regular season, Taylor needed a little more than 200 yards against Stuart (Fla.) South Fork to make history.

He rushed for 388 yards and six touchdowns.

"He's ...

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