Hilee Taylor

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Hilee Taylor
No. 66, 59
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-07-18) July 18, 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth: Laurinburg, North Carolina
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
College: North Carolina
NFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 7 / Pick: 221
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 6
Sacks: 1.0
Forced Fumbles: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

Hilee Delano Taylor (born July 18, 1986) is a former American football defensive end. He was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the seventh round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at North Carolina.

He has also been a member of the NFL's Detroit Lions and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, as well as the CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders.

College career[edit]

As a senior at the University of North Carolina, Taylor led the Tar Heels and finished tied for 11th in the nation with 10.5 sacks. He also registered 16 of his 49 tackles for loss and forced three fumbles.

Professional career[edit]

Taylor was drafted in the seventh round of the 2008 NFL Draft by the Carolina Panthers. In three seasons in Carolina, he recorded four tackles and one sack. After the 2011 NFL Lockout ended, he was waived by the Panthers and claimed off waivers by the Detroit Lions. However, he opted not to report to the Lions and retire from football. On November 9, Taylor unretired and was reinstated by the NFL. He was released by the Lions following his reinstatement.

On May 6, 2012, Taylor signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

On March 15, 2013, Taylor signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

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