A three-star prospect according to Rivals, ESPN and 247Sports ... 247Sports rates him as the No. 6 player in the state of Oklahoma this year and the No. 25 safety in the country ... Named to The Oklahoman’s Super 30 recruiting rankings for the 2018 class, coming at No. 15 on the list ... Slotted as the fifth-best defensive back in the state by OKPreps and was a significant factor in Carl Albert earning a No. 1 preseason ranking before the 2017 season.
High School: Played for coach Mike Corley at Oklahoma Class 5A Carl Albert ... Captured his second state championship in 2017, as Carl Albert posted a perfect 14-0 record and a 35-23 victory over Bishop McGuinness in the Class 5A championship game ... The 2017 OKPreps Class 5A Player of the Year ... Caught 42 passes for nearly 800 yards and 14 touchdowns on offense and finished with nine interception on defense ... Significant contributor in Carl Albert’s run to winning the Class 5A state championship in 2016 as well ... The Titans also defeated Bishop McGuinness in the 2016 title game, although it was by a score of 34-29 ... The hard-hitting safety record 72 tackles as a junior during Carl Albert’s state title-winning season ... Also intercepted four passes as a safety and record one quarterback sack ... Named the 2017 OKPreps Fan’s Choice Defensive Back, as he collected nearly two-thirds of the 15,000 votes cast for the defensive back honor ... An all-state and district MVP selection ... Also played basketball at Carl Albert and was a member of the Titans’ 2016-17 state semifinalist squad ... Part of FCA and National Honor Society ... Chose Oklahoma State over Kansas State, Memphis, SMU and Tulsa.
Personal: Jason Taylor II was born Dec. 30, 1999, in Oklahoma City … Son of Garlynn Taylor … Sister, Ja’Lynn Taylor, plays volleyball at Langston ... Father, Jason Taylor, played on the defensive line at Langston.