Just a year ago, Taylor Rich knew where he was going to play college baseball.
The left-hander from Lovelady had a scholarship offer from Texas A&M.
Then, something happened.
Rich tore a muscle in his left shoulder and A&M pulled the scholarship.
"They did not want to get a kid that was injured, we understand that," said Mike Rich, Taylor's father. "They want to get what they are paying for, it is a business."
Now a senior, Taylor has decided on his college career.
He signed to play at Tyler Junior College this weekend.
"Coach [TJC pitching coach Travis] Chick talked with me and we decided this is a great place to play," said Rich. "This is a great program and I am excited."
Before Rich signed on Saturday, seven current Apaches signed with 4-year schools.
Rich hopes his time at TJC can do the same for him.
"I understand what happend. I am not mad," said Rich. "Now I have something to prove."
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