Palomar Comets Football
LINEBACKER, R.B.; FRESHMAN, 6-4, 230; 40 TIME: 4.7
Temecula Valley (Class of 2008)
PERSONAL: Full name is Taylor Lee Centell.
... Born Dec. 6, 1989 in San Diego. ... Son of Donald
and Deborah Centell. ... Has one sister, Sydney (16).
SEASON: Saw action both ways as an outside linebacker
and key blocker at running back -- while also
contributing on special teams.
... Flattened a Southwestern player with a key block for
kick returner Andrew Frasier, who was SCFA National
Division Southern Conference Special Teams Player of the
Week, during season-opening 21-19 victory over
SCHOOL FOOTBALL: All-Southwestern League and All-Valley
first-team selection both his junior and senior seasons
(2006 and 2007) under coach Bud Kane at Temecula Valley High. ... Played
running back on offense and linebacker on defense. Set
team weight lifting record. ... Rushed for 3,164 yards
and 35 touchdowns his junior and senior seasons for the
Golden Bears -- 1,581 yards and 22 touchdowns on 245
carries as a junior in 2006 and 1,583 yards and 13 TDs
on 257 carries as a senior in 2007. ... Had two 200-yard
performances rushing as a senior. ... Rushed for 265
yards and four touchdowns on 30 carries in a 37-24
victory over Valley View of Moreno Valley on Sept. 26.
... Rushed for 246 yards and two TDs on 35 carries in a
35-28 loss to Moreno Valley on Oct. 30.
OTHER HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: Track & Field
ACADEMICS: Undecided major. ... Carried 2.83
grade-point average in high school.
(Updated Dec. 3, 2008)