Gene Taylor (American football)

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Gene Taylor
Born: (1962-11-12) November 12, 1962 (age 55)
Oakland, California
Career information
Status Retired
Position(s) Wide receiver
College Fresno State
Career history
As player
1987 New England Patriots*
1987–1988 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1989 San Francisco 49ers*
1989 Saskatchewan Roughriders
1990 Los Angeles Rams*
1991 Barcelona Dragons
1991 New England Patriots
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career stats

Gene Taylor (born November 12, 1962 in Oakland, California) is a former professional American football wide receiver.[1] He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the sixth round of the 1987 NFL Draft. He played college football at Fresno State.

Professional career[edit]

New England Patriots[edit]

Taylor was selected by the New England Patriots in the sixth round (163rd overall) of the 1987 NFL Draft.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

Taylor played two season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1987–88).

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

Taylor signed with the San Francisco 49ers for the 1989 season but did not play a single down.

Saskatchewan Roughriders[edit]

Taylor played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League in 1989.

Los Angeles Rams[edit]

Taylor signed with the Los Angeles Rams in 1990. He was waived on August 16.

Barcelona Dragons[edit]

Taylor signed with the World League of American Football in 1991. He was selected by the Barcelona Dragons in the first round (second wide receiver) of the 1991 WLAF positional draft. He was one of the WLAF's top ten pass receivers.

New England Patriots[edit]

Taylor was signed by the New England Patriots on July 9, 1991. He was released on August 26. The Patriots re-signed him on November 12. He was waived on December 6.


  1. ^ "NFL All-Time Players". Retrieved July 31, 2010.