Brandon Taylor

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Brandon Taylor
Brandon Taylor 2011.jpg
No. --     Free agent
Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-01-29) January 29, 1990 (age 25)
Place of birth: Bogalusa, Louisiana
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school: Franklinton (LA)
College: LSU
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 3 / Pick: 73
Debuted in 2012 for the San Diego Chargers
Career history
Career highlights and awards
College
Career NFL statistics as of 2013
Tackles 6
Sacks 0.5
Pass deflections 0
Interceptions 0
Forced fumbles 0
Stats at NFL.com

Brandon Alex Taylor (born January 29, 1990) is an American football safety who is currently a free agent. He played college football at LSU. The Chargers selected him with the 73rd overall pick in the third round of the 2012 NFL Draft, where he was considered one of the top safety prospects.[1]

College career[edit]

Taylor attended Louisiana State University from 2008 to 2011. During his career he started 33 of 49 games and recorded 160 tackles, four interceptions and a sack.

Professional Career[edit]

Taylor was selected 73rd overall by the San Diego Chargers in the 2012 NFL Draft. On December 26, 2012, he was placed on injured reserve due to a knee injury.[2] On June 19, 2014, Taylor was waived from the Chargers.

Personal life[edit]

His older brother is Arizona Cardinals safety, Curtis Taylor, who was selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL Draft after also playing for LSU.

References[edit]

  1. ^ NFL Draft Scout
  2. ^ Henne, Ricky (December 26, 2012). "Chargers Sign Sean Cattouse, Greg Gatson; Aubrayo Franklin and Brandon Taylor Placed on IR". Chargers.com. Retrieved 2012-12-30. 

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