Terrance Taylor (American football)

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.

Terrance Taylor
Free agent
Position:Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1986-05-14) May 14, 1986 (age 33)
Muskegon, Michigan
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:319 lb (145 kg)
Career information
High school:Muskegon (MI)
NFL Draft:2009 / Round: 4 / Pick: 136
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-Big Ten (2007)
  • Honorable mention All-Big Ten (2008)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Career Arena statistics
Forced fumbles:15
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

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

Professional careerEdit

Indianapolis ColtsEdit

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 PanthersEdit

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

Detroit LionsEdit

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 ShockEdit

Taylor was signed by the Spokane Shock of the Arena Football League on January 20, 2011.

Pittsburgh PowerEdit

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.

Spokane Shock (second stint)Edit

Taylor returned to the Spokane Shock for the 2013 season and stayed through to the 2015 season.[1]

Orlando PredatorsEdit

On March 23, 2016, Taylor was claimed off reassignment by the Orlando Predators.

West Michigan IronmenEdit

On March 1, 2017, Taylor signed with the West Michigan Ironmen of Champions Indoor Football.

Baltimore BrigadeEdit

On May 25, 2017, Taylor was assigned to the Baltimore Brigade.

Columbus DestroyersEdit

On March 6, 2019, Taylor was assigned to the Columbus Destroyers.


  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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