Jason Taylor

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Jason Taylor
Jason Taylor Jets-Dolphin game Nov 1, 2009.jpg
Jason Taylor in 2009.
No. 99, 55
Outside Linebacker / Defensive End
Personal information
Date of birth: September 1, 1974 (1974-09-01) (age 40)
Place of birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Weight: 244 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school: Woodland Hills High School
College: Akron University
NFL Draft: 1997 / Round: 3 / Pick: 73
Debuted in 1997 for the Miami Dolphins
Last played in 2011 for the Miami Dolphins
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2011
Tackles 773
Sacks 139.
Interceptions 8
Passes defensed 94
Forced fumbles 47
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Jason Paul Taylor[3] (born September 1, 1974) is a former American football defensive end and linebacker who played in NFL for the Miami Dolphins, Washington Redskins and New York Jets. Taylor was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the third round (73rd pick overall) of the 1997 NFL Draft. He also performed on the sixth season of Dancing with the Stars and finished as the runner up to Kristi Yamaguchi.[4] On December 28, 2011, Taylor announced that he would retire at the end of the 2011 season.[5]

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