|Date of birth:||January 8, 1960|
|Place of birth:||Shelbyville, Tennessee|
|Height:||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight:||185 lb (84 kg)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career Arena football statistics|
|Stats at ArenaFan.com|
Whit Taylor (born January 8, 1960) is a retired college and professional football quarterback. He was an all-Southeastern Conference quarterback for Vanderbilt University from 1979–1982, a period which included a trip to the 1982 Hall of Fame Bowl. His career at Vanderbilt led in 2003 to his recognition as an SEC Football Legend.
After attempting a career in the National Football League, he became a backup quarterback for the Michigan Panthers of the United States Football League and then became quarterback of the Denver Dynamite of the Arena Football League in 1987. In that year he became the first player ever to pass for ten touchdowns in any professional game of American football, a record which stood for over a decade.
Taylor is currently an principal at a Tennessee high school.
In 2006, he left coaching to go into educational administration. He served as the Harris Middle School Assistant Principal for a few years. He is currently Principal of Shelbyville Central High School.
- Brent Wiseman (December 2, 2003). "Whit Taylor to be honored as "SEC Legend"". www.vanderbilt.scout.com. MSN. Retrieved January 28, 2013.
- "Arena Football League Championship : Taylor Leads Dynamite, 45-16". Los Angeles Times. August 2, 1987. Retrieved February 1, 2013.
- "Taylor remembers the last Vandy bowl team" from collegefootball.rivals.com
- AFL stats from arenafan.com