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OU commit Stanvon Taylor stars in Tulsa East Central win over Del City

Oklahoma football commit Stavon Taylor has 183 yards and two touchdowns receiving and throws for another score to lead Tulsa East Central past Del City
by Ryan Aber Modified: September 1, 2012 at 12:14 pm •  Published: August 31, 2012

DEL CITY — Stanvon Taylor did just about everything he could for Tulsa East Central on Friday night against Del City.

Taylor, the Oklahoma commit who's the No. 2 player on The Oklahoman's Super 30 list of the state's top football recruits, helped the Cardinals with his hands, his arm and his feet as East Central beat Del City 53-31 at Robert Kalsu Stadium.

Taylor had 183 yards and two touchdowns receiving, threw for another score and had four punts, including a 65-yarder as East Central came out with the win.

“I'm glad to have him on my side, I'll tell you that,” East Central coach Bobby Klinck said. “He's a heck of a young man who had a heck of a game.”

Taylor said East Central wore down as the game went on, allowing Del City to drive on them late.

“It was just exhaustion in the second half,” Taylor said. “That's something that's going to get better each week.”

Taylor also helped East Central slow down Del City receiver Corey Lawrence, although Lawrence did have a couple of long touchdown catches.

Lawrence finished with 143 yards on four catches.

“They did a lot of things differently than what they showed on film,” Klinck said. “They made some adjustments, but we came back and answered.”

But Del City clearly showed it was a better team than last year's edition, when it went 1-9 in Class 6A.

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by Ryan Aber
OU Athletics Reporter
Ryan Aber has worked for The Oklahoman since 2006, covering high schools, the Oklahoma City RedHawks, the Oklahoma City Barons and OU football recruiting. An Oklahoma City native, Aber graduated from Northeastern State. Before joining The...
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