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Name:Lawrence Taylor
Hometown:Willamsburg, VA
High School:Lafayette
Born:February 4, 1959 (60)
Height/Weight:6-3, 242
Position:Outside Linebacker
Notes:Football
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NFL Team For The Ages: Lawrence Taylor, Outside Linebcker
Lawrence Taylor redefined the OLB position, turning it into a devastating staging point for bringing pass-rush pressure and tormenting quarterbacks. In his first six seasons,...

Who's on the NFL's Mount Rushmore?
Who would be on the NFL's Mount Rushmore? Lucky for you, we polled players and these are the responses we got: The four names with...

Lawrence Taylor Heads List of NFL's Top 25 Linebackers of All Time
Lawrence Taylor could hit like a freight train, but it was his finesse and football IQ that helped L.T. revolutionize the linebacker position. He's not...

Video: 1977 UNC Reflections with Lawrence Taylor
Former North Carolina linebacker, NFL all-time great, and Pro Football Hall-of-Famer Lawrence Taylor shares his thoughts about the 1977 Tar Heels football team upon his...

Inside Giants legend Lawrence Taylor's 1982 Thanksgiving feast
Lawrence Taylor was hurting. The man who would become the greatest player in NFL Giants history more than a decade later was also angry at...

Bill Belichick: Lawrence Taylor could tell who was blocking him by the fear in their eyes
Patriots coach Bill Belichick offered some fascinating insight into his old Giants linebacker Lawrence Taylor that may best encapsulate just how much L.T. affected opposing...

Lawrence Taylor Goes No. 1 Overall in The MMQB All-Time Draft
The MMQB enlisted 12 former NFL executives, players and writers to draft teams constructed of players from across the entire history of the NFL. When...

Top 50 College Football Players of the Past 50 Years
28. Lawrence Taylor LB, UNC, 1977-80: LT helped establish Tar Heel football during a dominant college career. Taylor, who didn’t start playing football until his...

University of North Carolina, city of Chapel Hill rooting hard for Mitchell Trubisky
No North Carolina football player has ever carried the distinction of being a No. 1 overall pick. Four UNC players have been drafted No. 2...

Lawrence Taylor surprises ailing kids at pediatric cancer gala
The Frances Foundation’s annual gala was just hours away, and Bob Heugle was making final preparations. Heugle, whose nonprofit has raised $1.5 million to help...


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