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Encyclopedia > Jim Taylor
Jim Taylor
Date of birth September 20, 1935 (1935-09-20) (age 71)
Place of birth Flag of United States Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Height ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Position(s) Full back
College LSU
NFL Draft 1958 / Round 2/ Pick 15
Career Highlights
Pro Bowls 5
Awards 1962 AP NFL MVP
Honors NFL 1960s All-Decade Team
Green Bay Packers HOF
Records *Green Bay Packers
Career Rushing Yards (8,207)
Stats
Statistics
  • Pro Football Reference
  • DatabaseFootball
Team(s)
1958-1966
1967
Green Bay Packers
New Orleans Saints
Pro Football Hall of Fame, 1976

James Charles Taylor (born on September 20, 1935) was a professional football player for ten NFL seasons, from 1958-1967. He was a running back for the Green Bay Packers from 1958 to 1966, and for the New Orleans Saints in 1967. He is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, inducted in the summer of 1976. September 20 is the 263rd day of the year (264th in leap years). ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar). ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Nickname: Motto: Authentic Louisiana at every turn Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish East Baton Rouge Parish Founded 1699 Incorporated 16 January 1817 Government  - Mayor Melvin Kip Holden (D) Area  - City  79. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... An inch (plural: inches; symbol or abbreviation: in or, sometimes, ″ - a double prime) is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The metre (or meter, see spelling differences) is a measure of length. ... The pound (abbreviations: lb or, sometimes in the United States, #) is a unit of mass in a number of different systems, including various systems of units of mass that formed part of English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The U.S. National Prototype Kilogram, which currently serves as the primary standard for measuring mass in the U.S. It was assigned to the United States in 1889 and is periodically recertified and traceable to the primary international standard, The Kilogram, held at the Bureau International des Poids et... In American football, each team has 11 players on the field at one time. ... In American football, a fullback is a position in the offensive backfield. ... This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ... Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College at Baton Rouge, generally known as Louisiana State University or LSU, is a public, coeducational university located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and the main campus of the Louisiana State University System. ... The NFL Draft (officially the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting) is an annual sports draft in which National Football League (NFL) teams take turns selecting amateur college American football players and other first-time eligible players. ... The 1958 NFL Draft was held on December 2, 1957 (rounds 1-4) and January 28, 1958 (rounds 5-30). ... The Pro Bowl is the National Football Leagues all-star game. ... The NFL Most Valuable Player Award is given by various entities, most notably the Associated Press, to the player who has contributed the most to the success of the players team. ... // Offense Defense Special teams See also National Football League NFL 1920s All-Decade Team NFL 1930s All-Decade Team NFL 1940s All-Decade Team NFL 1950s All-Decade Team NFL 1970s All-Decade Team NFL 1980s All-Decade Team NFL 1990s All-Decade Team ... The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame was the first hall of fame built to honor a single professional football team. ... A world record is the best performance in a certain discipline, usually a sports event. ... City Green Bay, Wisconsin Team colors Dark Green, Gold, and White Head Coach Mike McCarthy Owner 111,967 stockholders (Green Bay Packers Foundation) Chairman Bob Harlan General manager Ted Thompson Fight song Go! You Packers! Go! League/Conference affiliations Independent (1919-1920) National Football League (1921–present) Western Division (1933... City Green Bay, Wisconsin Team colors Dark Green, Gold, and White Head Coach Mike McCarthy Owner 111,967 stockholders (Green Bay Packers Foundation) Chairman Bob Harlan General manager Ted Thompson Fight song Go! You Packers! Go! League/Conference affiliations Independent (1919-1920) National Football League (1921–present) Western Division (1933... City New Orleans, Louisiana Team colors Old Gold, Black, and White Head Coach Sean Payton Owner Tom Benson General manager Mickey Loomis Mascot Gumbo the dog League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1967–present) Eastern Conference (1967-1969) Capitol Division (1967; 1969) Century Division (1968) National Football Conference (1970-present... The Pro Football Hall of Fame is the National Football Leagues Hall of Fame. ... See also: 1975 in sports, other events of 1976, 1977 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: February 15David Pearson won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Cale Yarborough Indianapolis 500 - Johnny Rutherford USAC Racing - Gordon Johncock won the season championship Formula One Championship... September 20 is the 263rd day of the year (264th in leap years). ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar). ... The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities and regions. ... City Green Bay, Wisconsin Team colors Dark Green, Gold, and White Head Coach Mike McCarthy Owner 111,967 stockholders (Green Bay Packers Foundation) Chairman Bob Harlan General manager Ted Thompson Fight song Go! You Packers! Go! League/Conference affiliations Independent (1919-1920) National Football League (1921–present) Western Division (1933... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... City New Orleans, Louisiana Team colors Old Gold, Black, and White Head Coach Sean Payton Owner Tom Benson General manager Mickey Loomis Mascot Gumbo the dog League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1967–present) Eastern Conference (1967-1969) Capitol Division (1967; 1969) Century Division (1968) National Football Conference (1970-present... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... The Pro Football Hall of Fame is the National Football Leagues Hall of Fame. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ...


Taylor played college football at LSU, and was drafted in the second round, the 15th overall pick. He holds many Packers' records, including career rushing yards, touchdowns, single-season touchdowns. His 1962 single-season yardage mark (1,474) was not surpassed by a Packer, until Ahman Green ran for 1,883 yards in 2003. At retirement, Taylor's 83 career rushing touchdowns placed him behind only Jim Brown. The LSU Tigers football team represents Louisiana State University in NCAA Division I-A college football. ... Ahman Rashad Green (born February 16, 1977 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA) is a running back who plays for the Houston Texans of the National Football League. ... The 2003 NFL season was the 84th regular season of the National Football League. ... Jim Brown (born February 17, 1936) is a former American professional football player who has also made his mark as an actor and social activist. ...


Taylor was a member of four NFL championship teams (1961,1962,1965, and 1966), where he was teamed in the backfield with halfback Paul Hornung. In the Packers 1962 16-7 championship win over the New York Giants, Taylor set a championship record with 31 carries, good for 85 yards and Green Bay's only touchdown of the game. In Green Bay's 1965 championship win, he rushed for 97 yards. In January 1967, Taylor and the Packers played in Super Bowl I, in which they easily defeated the Kansas City Chiefs. Taylor was the top rusher of the game with 56 rushing yards and a touchdown. Paul Vernon Hornung (born December 23, 1935 in Louisville, Kentucky) was an outstanding all-around athlete who played college basketball but is best known as an American football player. ... City East Rutherford, New Jersey Other nicknames Big Blue Wrecking Crew, Big Blue, G-Men, The Jints, The New York Football Giants Team colors Royal Blue, Red, Gray, and White Head Coach Tom Coughlin Owner John Mara (50%) and Steve Tisch (50%) General manager Jerry Reese League/Conference affiliations National... Date January 15, 1967 Stadium Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum City Los Angeles MVP Bart Starr, Quarterback Favorite Packers by 14 National anthem University of Arizona and University of Michigan Bands Coin toss Norm Schachter Referee Norm Schachter Halftime show University of Arizona and University of Michigan Bands Attendance 61,946... City Kansas City, Missouri Team colors Red, Gold, and White Head Coach Herman Edwards Owner The Hunt Family[1] General manager Carl Peterson Mascot K.C. Wolf (1989-present) Warpaint (1963-1988) League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American...


Although not exceptional in size (6 ft 0 in (1.83 m), 214 lb (97 kg)), Taylor was a physical fullback who often won legendary duels with linebacker Sam Huff. Taylor was selected to five consecutive Pro Bowls from 1960-1964. He fumbled only 34 times in the 2,173 times he handled the ball (1.56% of his touches.) Robert Lee Huff (born October 4, 1934, Morgantown, West Virginia) is a former football linebacker who played for the New York Giants and the Washington Redskins after earning All-America honors at West Virginia University. ... The Pro Bowl is the National Football Leagues all-star game. ...


After a season with the expansion New Orleans Saints in 1967, Jim Taylor retired from pro football. He finished his career with 8,597 yards and 83 rushing touchdowns, highlighted by his five straight 1,000-yard rushing seasons from 1960 to 1964. He also caught 225 passes for 1,756 yards and 10 touchdowns, and returned 7 kickoffs for 185 yards, giving him a total of 10,539 net yards and 93 touchdowns. City New Orleans, Louisiana Team colors Old Gold, Black, and White Head Coach Sean Payton Owner Tom Benson General manager Mickey Loomis Mascot Gumbo the dog League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1967–present) Eastern Conference (1967-1969) Capitol Division (1967; 1969) Century Division (1968) National Football Conference (1970-present... The 1967 NFL season was the 48th regular season of the National Football League. ...


External links

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  • Jim Taylor's statistics
Preceded by
Paul Hornung
NFL Most Valuable Player
1962 season
Succeeded by
Y.A. Tittle
National Football League | NFL's 1960s All-Decade Team

Sonny Jurgensen | Bart Starr | Johnny Unitas | John David Crow | Paul Hornung | Leroy Kelly | Gale Sayers | Jim Brown | Jim Taylor | John Mackey | Del Shofner | Charley Taylor | Gary Collins | Boyd Dowler | Bob Brown | Forrest Gregg | Ralph Neely | Gene Hickerson | Jerry Kramer | Howard Mudd | Jim Ringo | Doug Atkins | Willie Davis | Deacon Jones | Alex Karras | Bob Lilly | Merlin Olsen | Dick Butkus | Larry Morris | Ray Nitschke | Tommy Nobis | Dave Robinson | Herb Adderley | Lem Barney | Bobby Boyd | Eddie Meador | Larry Wilson | Willie Wood | Jim Bakken | Don Chandler | Paul Vernon Hornung (born December 23, 1935 in Louisville, Kentucky) was an outstanding all-around athlete who played college basketball but is best known as an American football player. ... The NFL Most Valuable Player Award is given by various entities, most notably the Associated Press, to the player who has contributed the most to the success of the players team. ... The 1962 NFL season was the 43th regular season of the National Football League. ... Yelberton Abraham Tittle (October 24, 1926, Marshall, Texas) is a former American Football quarterback who played for the Baltimore Colts, San Francisco 49ers, and the New York Giants. ... The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities and regions. ... // Offense Defense Special teams See also National Football League NFL 1920s All-Decade Team NFL 1930s All-Decade Team NFL 1940s All-Decade Team NFL 1950s All-Decade Team NFL 1970s All-Decade Team NFL 1980s All-Decade Team NFL 1990s All-Decade Team ... Christian Adolph Sonny Jurgensen III (born August 23, 1934) is a famed American football quarterback. ... Bryan Bartlett Starr (born January 9, 1934 in Montgomery, Alabama, USA) is a former professional American football player and coach. ... John Constantine Johnny Unitas (May 7, 1933 – September 11, 2002) was a professional American football player in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. ... John David Crow (b. ... Paul Vernon Hornung (born December 23, 1935 in Louisville, Kentucky) was an outstanding all-around athlete who played college basketball but is best known as an American football player. ... Leroy Kelly, (born May 20, 1942 in Philadelphia, Pa. ... Gale Eugene Sayers (born May 30, 1943 in Wichita, Kansas), also known as The Kansas Comet, was a professional football player in the National Football League who spent his entire career with the Chicago Bears. ... Jim Brown (born February 17, 1936) is a former American professional football player who has also made his mark as an actor and social activist. ... John Mackey (born September 24, 1941, New York, New York) is a former American Football tight end who played for the Baltimore Colts (1963-1971) and the San Diego Chargers (1972). ... Delbert Martin Shofner (born December 11, 1934) is a former American Football wide receiver who played for eleven seasons with the Los Angeles Rams and the New York Giants from 1957 to 1967 in the National Football League. ... Charlie Taylor was instrumental in helping the Washington Redskins reach six NFC Title games (1972, 1982, 1983, 1986, 1987, and 1991) winning five of them and five Super Bowls (1973 (Super Bowl VII), 1983 (Super Bowl XVII), 1984 (Super Bowl XVIII), 1988 (Super Bowl XXII), 1992 (Super Bowl XVI) ) winning... Gary Collins (born August 20, 1940) is a retired American football wide receiver and punter who played for the Cleveland Browns from 1962 to 1971. ... Boyd Dowler (born November 18, 1937) is a former American Football wide receiver who played twelve seasons for the Green Bay Packers and Washington Redskins from 1959 to 1971. ... Robert Stanford Brown (born December 8, 1941 in Cleveland, Ohio), known as Bob The Boomer Brown, was an offensive tackle in the National Football League from 1964 through 1973. ... Alvis Forrest Gregg (born October 18, 1933, in Birthright, Texas) is a former American Football player and coach. ... Ralph Neely (born September 12, 1943 in Little Rock, Arkansas) is a former American Football offensive tackle who played thirteen seasons and 172 games for the Dallas Cowboys from 1965 to 1977. ... Robert Eugene (Gene) Hickerson (born February 15, 1935) is a former American Football offensive guard who played for the Cleveland Browns in a fifteen year career from 1958 to 1973. ... Gerald Louis Kramer (b. ... Howard Mudd (born 10 Feb 1942, Midland, Michigan) is a former American Football offensive lineman who played seven seasons for the San Francisco 49ers and the Chicago Bears from 1964 to 1970 in the National Football League. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Douglas Leon Atkins (Born May 8, 1930, in Humboldt, Tennessee) is a former American Football defensive end who played for the Cleveland Browns, Chicago Bears and the New Orleans Saints. ... William Delford Davis was born July 24, 1934 in Lisbon, Louisiana. ... David D. Deacon Jones (born December 9, 1938) nicknamed Secretary of Defense is an American athlete and actor. ... Alexander George Karras, born July 15, 1935 in Gary, Indiana, is a former football player and actor who is best known for playing with the National Football Leagues Detroit Lions from 1958-1962 and 1964-1971. ... Bob Lilly (born July 26, 1939) is a former American football player and photographer. ... Merlin Jay Olsen (born September 15, 1940) is an American former National Football League player and actor. ... Dick Buttkiss (born December 9, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois) is a former American football player and actor. ... Larry Morris (born December 10, 1933 in Atlanta, Georgia) is a retired American football linebacker. ... Raymond Ernest Nitschke (December 29, 1936 - March 8, 1998) was a professional football player who played middle linebacker for the Green Bay Packers of the NFL. Wearing #66, he played fifteen seasons, from 1958 to 1972, and was named the greatest linebacker in NFL history in 1969, over many other... Thomas Henry Nobis, Jr. ... Dave Robinson born May 3, 1941 in Mount Holly, New Jersey was a former American Football player in the NFL and College. ... Herbert A. Adderley (born June 8, 1939, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a former American football cornerback who played for the Green Bay Packers and the Dallas Cowboys. ... Lemuel Jackson Barney (Born September 8, 1945, in Gulfport, Mississippi) is a former American Football cornerback who played for the Detroit Lions. ... Bobby Boyd (born December 3, 1937) is a former defensive back who played for the Baltimore Colts in a nine year career from 1960 to 1968. ... Eddward Doyle Meador (born August 10, 1937) was an American football defensive back for the Los Angeles Rams. ... Lawrence Frank Wilson (born May 24, 1938, in Rigby, Idaho) is a former American football free safety who played for the St. ... William Vernell Wood Sr. ... James LeRoy Bakken (born November 2, 1940, Madison, Wisconsin) was an American football punter and placekicker for the St. ... Don Chandler (born September 5, 1934 in Council Bluffs, Iowa) is a retired American football place kicker. ...

NFL MVP Award from the Associated Press.
1957: J. Brown | 1958: Marchetti | 1959: Conerly | 1960: Van Brocklin & Schmidt| 1961: Hornung | 1962: J. Taylor | 1963: Tittle | 1964: Unitas | 1965: J. Brown | 1966: Starr | 1967: Unitas | 1968: Morrall | 1969: Gabriel | 1970: Brodie | 1971: Page | 1972: L. Brown | 1973: Simpson | 1974: Stabler | 1975: Tarkenton | 1976: Jones | 1977: Payton | 1978: Bradshaw | 1979: Campbell | 1980: Sipe | 1981: Anderson | 1982: Moseley | 1983: Theismann| 1984: Marino | 1985: Allen | 1986: L. Taylor | 1987: Elway | 1988: Esiason | 1989: Montana | 1990: Montana | 1991: Thomas | 1992: Young | 1993: Smith | 1994: Young | 1995: Favre | 1996: Favre | 1997: Favre & Sanders| 1998: Davis | 1999: Warner | 2000: Faulk | 2001: Warner | 2002: Gannon | 2003: Manning & McNair| 2004: Manning | 2005: Alexander | 2006: Tomlinson

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