Terrance Taylor (American football)

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Terrance Taylor
Free agent
Position: Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-05-14) May 14, 1986 (age 29)
Place of birth: Muskegon, Michigan
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 319 lb (145 kg)
Career information
High school: Muskegon (MI)
College: Michigan
NFL draft: 2009 / Round: 4 / Pick: 136
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-Big Ten (2007)
  • Honorable mention All-Big Ten (2008)
Career NFL statistics as of 2009
Tackles: --
Sacks: --
Forced fumbles: --
Stats at NFL.com
Career Arena football statistics
Tackles: 75.0
Sacks: 21.5
Forced fumbles: 14
Interceptions: 2
Stats at ArenaFan.com

Terrance Terlie Taylor (born May 14, 1986) is an American football defensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the fourth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at Michigan. In high school, he won the state title in wrestling.

Taylor has also been a member of the Carolina Panthers, Detroit Lions, and Pittsburgh Power.

Professional career[edit]

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

Taylor was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the fourth round (136th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft. He was waived by the team during final cuts on September 5.

Carolina Panthers[edit]

Taylor was signed to the practice squad of the Carolina Panthers on October 14, 2009, only to be released on October 20.

Detroit Lions[edit]

Taylor was signed to the practice squad of the Detroit Lions on December 15, 2009. He was released on December 20, only to be re-signed to the practice squad on December 23.

After his contract expired following the 2009 season, the Lions re-signed Taylor to a future contract on January 5, 2010. He was waived on April 26, 2010.

Spokane Shock[edit]

Taylor was signed by the Spokane Shock of the Arena Football League on January 20, 2011. After a stint with the Pittsburgh Power, he is once again with the Shock for the 2013 season.[1]

Pittsburgh Power[edit]

Taylor was traded to the Pittsburgh Power on May 29, 2011. He made his Power debut on June 11, 2011 against the Tampa Bay Storm.


  1. ^ Jim Meehan (April 30, 2015). "Spokane Shock nose guard Terrance Taylor energizes team". www.spokesman.com. The Spokesman-Review. Retrieved April 30, 2015. 

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