Lawrence Taylor

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Lawrence Taylor
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Lawrence Taylor on the golf course in 2007.
No. 56
Outside Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1959-02-04) February 4, 1959 (age 59)
Williamsburg, Virginia
Career information
College: North Carolina
NFL Draft: 1981 / Round: 1 / Pick: 2
Debuted in 1981
Last played in 1993
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles 1,088
Sacks 142
Interceptions 9
Stats at
Pro Football Hall of Fame

Lawrence Taylor (February 4, 1959) is a retired American football player who played for the New York Giants in the National Football League (NFL). Taylor was famous for sacking the other team's quarterbacks. After he retired he got in trouble for doing drugs. He has since stopped doing drugs. He also appeared on Dancing With the Stars in the 2009 season.