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Taylor feels right at home at ETSU

KELLY HODGE, NET News Service • Aug 29, 2013 at 4:17 AM

JOHNSON CITY — It’s been almost a month since Billy Taylor returned to Johnson City as defensive coordinator of East Tennessee State’s fledgling football program.

Sometimes it seems like he never left his alma mater.

“This has felt like home since day one on campus,” Taylor said Wednesday. “I actually lived in the Davis dorms for about two weeks. It could have been 30 years to the day that I walked in as a freshman, but in some ways it seemed like yesterday. Davis dorms haven’t changed much.”

Taylor, 48, is now living with a friend in the city while looking to relocate his wife and two daughters from Cookeville. He spent the last five seasons as defensive coordinator at Tennessee Tech.

Continue reading at the Johnson City Press.

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