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Baylor NT Taylor's feet in frying pan

Jets' potential draft pick Phil Taylor has made huge strides since 2007 altercation

Updated: April 25, 2011, 3:38 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

In the span of 12 months, Phil Taylor has gone from washing strangers' feet to defending his own.

It has been a life-changing year for the 6-foot-3, 335-pound nose tackle, a likely first-round pick in the NFL draft -- perhaps to the New York Jets. Once regarded as an overweight underachiever, Taylor reinvented himself after returning home last May from an African mission.

In the impoverished villages of Nairobi, Kenya, the former Baylor star befriended children and toured dilapidated ...

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