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Lawrence Taylor

Lawrence Julius Taylor (born February 4, 1959), nicknamed "L.T.", is a Hall of Fame former American football player. Taylor played his entire professional career as a linebacker for the New York Giants in the National Football League (NFL). He is considered to be one of the greatest players in the history of football, and has been ranked as the greatest defensive player in league history by former players, coaches, media members, and news outlets such as the NFL Network, and Sporting News. After an All-American career at the University of North Carolina (UNC) (1978–1981), Taylor was drafted by the Giants as the second overall selection in the 1981 NFL Draft. Although controversy surrounded the selection due to Taylor's contract demands, the two sides quickly resolved the issue. Taylor won several defensive awards after his rookie season. Throughout the 1980s and early 1990s, Taylor was a disruptive force at outside linebacker, and is credited with changing the pass rushing schemes, offensive line play, and offensive formations used in the NFL. Taylor produced double-digit sacks each season from 1984 through 1990, including a career high of 20.5 in 1986. He also won a record three

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Lawrence Taylor -- Charges Elevated In DUI Case ... Faces More Jail Time

Lawrence Taylor
Charges Elevated In DUI Case ... Faces More Jail Time

Lawrence Taylor's DUI case just went from bad to worse -- because he was just hit with more severe charges ... and now faces QUADRUPLE the jail time ... TMZ Sports has learned.  Taylor was… READ MORE >

Lawrence Taylor's Wife -- Gets 3 Days In Jail ... In Domestic Violence Case

Lawrence Taylor's Wife
Gets 3 Days In Jail In Domestic Violence Case

Lawrence Taylor's wife, Lynette, has been sentenced to 3 days in jail -- stemming from an incident in which she allegedly attacked the NFL legend and cracked his head open ... TMZ Sports has… READ MORE >

- 80 days ago
Lawrence Taylor -- Pleads Not Guilty to DUI ... In Cop Car Crash

Lawrence Taylor
Pleads Not Guilty to DUI ... In Cop Car Crash

Lawrence Taylor isn't going down without a fight -- pleading NOT GUILTY to DUI in an incident where he allegedly sideswiped a cop car ... despite the fact cops say he essentially confessed at the… READ MORE >

- 87 days ago
Lawrence Taylor -- Reeked of Cigars & Booze ... During DUI Arrest

Lawrence Taylor
Reeked of Cigars & Booze ... During DUI Arrest

Lawrence Taylor wasn't sure what county he was in when he allegedly crashed into a police car while drunk ... this according to cops on the scene.  In the arrest report, obtained by TMZ… READ MORE >

- 88 days ago
Lawrence Taylor -- Hall of Fame Timing in DUI Arrest

Lawrence Taylor
Hall of Fame Timing In DUI Arrest

You could say Lawrence Taylor's the luckiest guy to ever get busted for DUI -- or at the very least he timed it out perfectly. We found out the NFL Hall of Famer's arrest Friday in Florida… READ MORE >

- 88 days ago
Lawrence Taylor -- Arrested For DUI ... Allegedly Hits Police Car

Lawrence Taylor
Arrested For DUI Allegedly Hits Police Car

Lawrence Taylor was arrested in Florida Friday afternoon ... after cops say he drunkenly crashed into a police cruiser and a mobile home. The 57 year old NFL legend was driving his Bentley in Palm… READ MORE >

- 92 days ago
Lawrence Taylor's Wife -- Domestic Violence Charge Dropped ... In Alleged L.T. Attack

Lawrence Taylor's Wife
Domestic Violence Charge Dropped ... In Alleged L.T. Attack

Lawrence Taylor's wife is off the hook in her domestic violence case with the NFL star -- after prosecutors announced they have DROPPED the battery charge against her. We broke the story ...… READ MORE >

- 119 days ago
Lawrence Taylor -- Joe Theismann Should Thank Me ... For Snapping His Leg! (VIDEO)

Lawrence Taylor
Joe Theismann Should Thank Me ... For Snapping His Leg!

Lawrence Taylor says he did Joe Theismann a HUGE FAVOR by snapping the QB's leg back in 1985 ... and he's dead serious about it. LT was speaking at the Bronko Nagurski Charlotte TD Club Luncheon… READ MORE >

- 172 days ago
Lawrence Taylor -- Bloody Injuries After Wife's Domestic Violence Arrest (PHOTOS)

Lawrence Taylor
Bloody Injuries After Wife's Domestic Violence Arrest

Lawrence Taylor had a bloody gash in the back of his head after the alleged domestic violence incident that lead to his wife's arrest. READ MORE >

- 177 days ago
Lawrence Taylor's Wife -- Arrested For Domestic Violence ... Allegedly Attacked NFL Legend (MUG SHOT + VIDEO)

Lawrence Taylor's Wife
Arrested For Domestic Violence Allegedly Attacked NFL Legend

8:33 AM PT -- Cops say Lynette ADMITTED to throwing an object at the back of LT's head -- 'causing a 3-inch laceration ... at one point saying, "Yeah, I beat [his] ass. I made him bleed." Lynette… READ MORE >

- 184 days ago

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