Troy Taylor (American football)

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Troy Taylor
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1968-04-05) April 5, 1968 (age 46)
Place of birth: Downey, California
Career information
College: California
NFL Draft: 1990 / Round: 4 / Pick: 84
Debuted in 1990
Last played in 1991
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Completions 12
Passing Yards 125
Touchdowns 2
Stats at

Troy Scott Taylor (born April 5, 1968 in Downey, California) is a former professional football quarterback who played for the New York Jets from 1990 to 1991. In his career, Taylor saw action in seven games and threw for 2 touchdown passes. He was drafted by the Jets in the 4th round (84th overall pick) in the 1990 NFL Draft. He played collegiately at California

From 2000 to 2002, Taylor served as an assistant coach for Christian Brothers High School in Sacramento, CA. In 2003, Taylor became head coach of football at Folsom High School in Folsom, CA.

College career[edit]

Cal's starting quarterback from 1986-89. Three time team MVP. Led the Pac-10 in total offense in 1989 (253 yds. per game). Cal's all time leading passer (8,126 yds.) and total total offense leader (8,236 yds.). Taylor ranks third in career touchdown passes among Cal quarterbacks alongside Nate Longshore with 51.[1] Was a graduate assistant football coach at the University of Colorado in 1995 and an assistant coach at California from 1996-99. He has been the California Golden Bear's color analyst for their radio broadcast since 2005.


  1. ^ "Emerald Bowl Game Notes". University of California. Retrieved 2008-12-29.