December 18, 2006

McKinley talks on the field

Tarus McKinley describes himself as laid back. He doesn't talk much, plays Madden '07 but rarely watches football on the tube. His brother, Randy Phillips, toils at Miami, but the two never discuss recruiting or the U.

He is an actions-speak-louder kind of guy. After an inauspicious start to his season at Belle Glade (Fla.) Glades Central, he and fellow receiver Deonte Thompson sent the word around that they wanted the ball.

But in a nice way.

McKinley, about 5-foot-10 and 165 pounds, looks to be a slot receiver at the next level (Miami and South Carolina, among others are giving chase)

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