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Encyclopedia > Hugh Taylor (football coach)
Hugh Taylor
Date of birth July 6, 1923
Place of birth Wynne, Arkansas
Date of death October 30, 1992
Place of death Wynne, Arkansas
Position(s) Wide Receiver
College Oklahoma City
Pro Bowls 2
Statistics
  • Pro Football Reference
  • DatabaseFootball
Team(s)
1947-1954 Washington Redskins

Hugh Wilson "Bones" Taylor (born July 6, 1923, Wynne, Arkansas, died October 30, 1992, Wynne, Arkansas) is a former American football wide receiver. July 6 is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 178 days remaining. ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... Wynne is a city located in Cross County, Arkansas. ... October 30 is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 62 days remaining. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Wynne is a city located in Cross County, Arkansas. ... In American football, each team has 11 players on the field at one time. ... The wide receiver (WR) position in American and Canadian football is the pass-catching specialist. ... This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ... Oklahoma City University is a small urban private university located in Oklahoma City, in the Midtown District. ... The Pro Bowl is the National Football Leagues all-star game. ... City Landover, Maryland Other nicknames The Skins Team colors Burgundy and Gold and White Head Coach Joe Gibbs Owner Dan Snyder Fight song Hail to the Redskins League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1932–present) Eastern Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950-1952) Eastern Conference (1953-1969) Capitol Division (1967... July 6 is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 178 days remaining. ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... Wynne is a city located in Cross County, Arkansas. ... October 30 is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 62 days remaining. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Wynne is a city located in Cross County, Arkansas. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... The wide receiver (WR) position in American and Canadian football is the pass-catching specialist. ...


Taylor played for the Oklahoma City College before entering the NFL in 1947. In his first NFL game, he gained 212 yards receiving, setting league records for an NFL debut and first game of the season. Those records were eventually broken by Anquan Boldin in 2003 and Frank Clarke in 1962, respectively. As a member of the Washington Redskins from 1947-1954, the 6-foot-4-inch Taylor was an outstanding end and made the Pro Bowl in 1952 and 1954. Oklahoma City University is a small urban private university located in Oklahoma City, in the Midtown District. ... The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities and regions. ... Anquan Kenmile Boldin(born October 3, 1980 in Pahokee, Florida) is an American football player for the Arizona Cardinals. ... Frank James Clarke (born 15 July 1942) is the eldest of five brothers who played in the English Football League. ... City Landover, Maryland Other nicknames The Skins Team colors Burgundy and Gold and White Head Coach Joe Gibbs Owner Dan Snyder Fight song Hail to the Redskins League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1932–present) Eastern Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950-1952) Eastern Conference (1953-1969) Capitol Division (1967... The Pro Bowl is the National Football Leagues all-star game. ...


After his career, he coached in the AFL. In 1965, Taylor became head coach of the Houston Oilers, succeeding Sammy Baugh. The Oilers went 4-10, resulting in Taylor's dismissal at the end of the season. The American Football League (AFL) was a professional league of American football that operated from 1960 to 1969. ... City New Orleans, Louisiana Team colors Old Gold, Black, and White Head Coach Sean Payton Owner Tom Benson General manager Mickey Loomis Mascot Gumbo League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1967–present) Eastern Conference (1967-1969) Capitol Division (1967; 1969) Century Division (1968) National Football Conference (1970-present) NFC West... Samuel Adrian Baugh (born March 17, 1914) is a retired American football player born in Temple, Texas, the second son of James and Lucy Baugh. ...


He died in 1992


References

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Preceded by
Sammy Baugh
Houston Oilers Head Coaches
1965
Succeeded by
Wally Lemm

 
 

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