FC: Lawrence Taylor
1: h | Lawrence Taylor born February 4, 1959 was a former Hall of Fame Football linebacker for the New York Giants NFL team. He was also known by the nickname, L.T.
2: Lawrence Taylor was born on February 4, 1959, in Williamsburg, Virginia. Taylor was physical even as a small child. "He liked to hit," At age nine, Taylor said that he wanted to be famous and to be a millionaire before he reached 30. But he'd have to do it in some other way, because he was not a very smart student, and although bright, he never turned on to what was offered him in school. he also was a All-America at North Carolina, was the first-round draft pick
4: 12 116 96 20 5 7.0 2 0 | 5' 8" | 152 | 10/5/1998 | SAN JOSE, CA | 5' 8" | 152 | SAN JOSE, CA | 10/5/1998 | Start of Lawrence Taylor's NFL career: After an All-American career at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), Taylor was drafted by the Giants Taylor won several defensive awards after his rookie season.
6: By the middle of Lawrence Taylors career he was becoming a star of NFL football. Taylor was a disruptive force at outside linebacker, and is widely considered to have changed the pass and rushing schemes, offensive line play, and offensive formations used in the NFL. Taylor made a lot of sacks in the the seasons consecutively from 1984 through 1990, including a career high of 20.5 in 1986. He also won a record three Defensive Player of the Year awards and was named the league's MVP for his performance in the 1986 season.
7: Taylor won several defensive awards after his rookie season.
9: Lawrence Taylor redefined the way outside linebacker position was played. Named All-Pro first nine seasons. All-NFC ten times.10 Pro Bowls and and in 1994 was named to the NFL’s 75th Anniversary All-Time Team.
10: Taylors career overview his lat season in 1994 all together had 1,088 tackles, 33 forced fumbles, 10 fumble recoveries, and nine interceptions during his career. | Taylor was an over all great athlete in general, causing him to become North Carolinas first round draft pick and he won NFL three Defensive Player of the Year awards and was named the league's Most Valuable Player
12: MVP | lawrence taylor is in the pro football hall of fame and now resorts to his home in Canton Ohio with his present wife Lynette.