Courtney Taylor (American football)
|No. 86 BC Lions|
|Date of birth:||April 7, 1984|
|Place of birth:||Carrollton, Alabama|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||205 lb (93 kg)|
|NFL draft:||2007 / Round: 6 / Pick: 197|
|Career highlights and awards|
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2008
|Stats at NFL.com|
|Stats at CFL.ca|
Courtney Taylor (born April 7, 1984 in Carrollton, Alabama) is a gridiron football wide receiver for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League. He was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the sixth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Auburn.
Taylor was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the sixth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He signed a four-year contract with the team on July 10, 2007. He made his NFL debut on September 16 and caught one pass for six yards. He became the Seahawks' starting wide receiver in 2008 to begin the season, but was demoted in week 4. He was released on October 8, and re-signed to the practice squad. After being re-signed in the offseason, Taylor was waived on September 5, 2009 during final cuts.
On October 12, 2011, Taylor signed a practice roster agreement with the BC Lions. In his first year in the CFL Taylor collected 264 receiving yards and 2 TDs. On May 24, 2013 Taylor agreed to a contract extension.
- Scarbinsky, Kevin (February 28, 2010). "Scarbinsky: Courtney Taylor won't let MS slow him down". Al.com. Retrieved 2010-03-01.
- Contract extension with Lions