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Ravens rookie running back makes the most of his second chance to play football
Ravens rookie running back makes the most of his second chance to play football

Running back Lorenzo Taliaferro was the last player to walk off the Ravens’ practice field Saturday, holding an upbeat conversation with coach John Harbaugh following the end of a rookie minicamp. It was a meaningful moment for the fourth-round draft pick from Coastal Carolina (Myrtle Beach, S.C.) considering that academic problems in high school nearly derailed a promising football career. Growing up in Williamsburg, Va., Taliaferro was ruled academically ineligible for his sophomore season at Bruton High School. A low grade point average cost him potential scholarship offers to Virginia Tech, Connecticut and Temple. Taliaferro attended Lackawanna Junior College in Pennsylvania...

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