Brandon Taylor

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Brandon Taylor
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Personal information
Born: (1990-01-29) January 29, 1990 (age 28)
Bogalusa, Louisiana
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school:Franklinton
(Franklinton, Louisiana)
NFL Draft:2012 / Round: 3 / Pick: 73
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2013
Pass deflections:0
Forced fumbles:0
Player stats at

Brandon Alex Taylor (born January 29, 1990) is a former American football safety. He played college football at Louisiana State University. The Chargers selected him with the 73rd overall pick in the third round of the 2012 NFL draft, in which 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 in the third round with the 73rd overall pick 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 safety Curtis Taylor,[citation needed] who was selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL draft after also playing for LSU.


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

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