Bulldog Football Adds Another Florida Product

Manatee's Ryan Taylor (Photo courtesy Sarasota Times-Herald - http://www.heraldtribune.com/)
Manatee's Ryan Taylor (Photo courtesy Sarasota Times-Herald - http://www.heraldtribune.com/)

Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University football program has added another talented out-of-state signee to its 2012 recruiting class, which was previously announced last week by new FSU head coach Tony Annese.

In addition to the 31 newcomers who joined the program on National Signing Day, the Bulldogs have inked standout prep slot receiver Ryan Taylor (Bradenton, Fla./Manatee), who is the second class member from the state of Florida.

The 5-7 Taylor helped lead national power Manatee to the Florida 7A State Championship in 2011 as he caught a team-high 49 passes for 643 yards.

His addition brings the current size of this year's signing class to 32 prep products, which includes 28 in-state recruits from Michigan along with two from Florida and two from Illinois.

Below is a biographical sketch of Taylor:

Ryan Taylor
Slot, 5-7, 165
Bradenton, Fla./Manatee

Caught 49 passes for 643 yards in 2011 … Had four touchdown grabs … Also ran the ball 20 times for 79 yards … Averaged 13.1 yards per catch … Recipient of team's Outstanding Receiver Award … Helped team to a 7A Florida State Championship … Played in 14 contests … Led team in receptions … One of area's top playmakers … Played against two nationally-ranked out-of-state teams … Coached by Joe Kinnan … Team was ranked sixth nationally in preseason poll.

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