Curtis Taylor

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Curtis Taylor
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Curtis Taylor at 49ers training camp in August 2010
No. -- Free agent
Position: Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-07-13) July 13, 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth: Bogalusa, Louisiana
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 212 lb (96 kg)
Career information
College: LSU
NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 7 / Pick: 219
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 7
Pass deflections: 0
Interceptions: 0
Player stats at

Curtis Trishton Taylor (born July 13, 1985) is an American football safety who is currently a free agent. The San Francisco 49ers drafted him in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at Louisiana State University (LSU). He played high school football at Frankliinton High School in Franklinton, Louisiana.

He also played for the Oakland Raiders, Arizona Cardinals and Sacramento Mountain Lions.

Professional career[edit]

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

Taylor was drafted in the seventh round, 219th overall pick, by the San Francisco 49ers in the 2009 NFL Draft. He was released by the 49ers on September 3, 2011.[1]

Oakland Raiders[edit]

On January 5, 2012, Taylor signed a future/reserve contract with the Oakland Raiders.

Second Stint with 49ers[edit]

The 49ers re-signed Taylor to the team's practice squad on December 26, 2012.[2]

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

Taylor signed with the Arizona Cardinals on April 3, 2013.[3] He was released on August 30, 2013. After re-signing with the team and spending time on the practice squad, Taylor was elevated to the active roster on December 10, 2013, after a season-ending injury to safety Tyrann Mathieu.[4] The Cardinals released Taylor on August 30, 2014.[5]

Personal life[edit]

His younger brother is former San Diego Chargers safety, Brandon Taylor, who was selected by the Chargers in the third round of the 2012 NFL Draft after also playing for Louisiana State.


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