South Carolina's Taylor to return for senior season

South Carolina defensive end Devin Taylor has decided to return for his senior season.

Taylor started all 13 games for the Gamecocks in 2011, accumulating 42 tackles with 8 1/2 for loss. He added six sacks.

"I still have some things I'd like to accomplish at Carolina before I go to the next level," said Taylor in a statement.

The 6-foot-7 South Carolina native has 116 tackles and 15 1/2 sacks in his three seasons with the Gamecocks. He was an All-SEC pick in 2010 after compiling 13 tackles for loss and 7 1/2 sacks.