Mike Taliaferro

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Mike Taliaferro
No. 17
Personal information
Born: (1941-07-26) July 26, 1941 (age 78)
Houston, Texas
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:202 lb (92 kg)
Career information
NFL Draft:1963 / Round: 10 / Pick: 138
AFL draft:1963 / Round: 28 / Pick: 219
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
QB Rating:46.1
Player stats at NFL.com

Myron Eugene Taliaferro (pronounced "tollifur", born July 26, 1941) is a former collegiate and professional American football player who led the University of Illinois to the 1964 Rose Bowl championship over Washington, 17–7.[1] He played in eight American Football League and National Football League seasons from 1964 to 1972 for three teams, and was an AFL All-Star in 1969. In 1974, Taliaferro signed with the Houston Texans of the World Football League.


  1. ^ "Bengals cut two". The Bryan Times. 14 September 1972. Retrieved 14 September 2009.

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