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Here's the story from 247Sports' Bryan Matthews on a junior athlete from Auburn, Ala., who's the son of former Tennessee assistant coach Trooper Taylor, who recently received scholarship offers from the Vols and Auburn.
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I'm sure he is already on Auburn payroll.
I used to watch/ref blaises rec basketball games at cedar bluff when he was younger. He was so much better than everyone else. It really wasn't fair. Trooper would come to a lot of the games and coach his son from the bleachers. You could hear him from outside the gym. I haven't seen what kind of athlete Blaise has developed into but he has obviously become a pretty good football player.
Does anyone know if Trooper was hired or offered a position with any other program?
Hasn't been hired, not sure about offered. He's probably enjoying the time off though, and spending valuable time with his family. I'm sure he'll be a great asset for Blaize to have by his side, as he goes through the recruiting process. My guess is that he takes this year to help Blaize make a good choice.
I'd say that's a pretty accurate assumption... With some luck Trooper may have good memories and times remembered at the UT. I'm sure he is letting his son make his own unbiassed decision...hopefully
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