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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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LT Pimp Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking

LT Pimp Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking

One week after Lawrence Taylor escaped jail time ... the pimp who set him up with a 16-year-old prostitute is pleading guilty to one count of sex trafficking for profit.Rasheed Davis (left) struck… READ MORE >

Lawrence Taylor's Lawyer RIPS Gloria Allred

Lawrence Taylor's Lawyer RIPS Gloria Allred

Lawrence Taylor's attorney Arthur Aidala just went after Gloria Allred with a vengeance during a post-sentencing news conference ... and you gotta see it to believe it!Aidala went nuclear after… READ MORE >

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Lawrence Taylor Sentenced -- NO JAIL TIME

Lawrence Taylor Sentenced -- NO JAIL TIME

Lawrence Taylor just dodged a MAJOR bullet -- because he was sentenced to six years probation -- with NO JAIL TIME -- for sexual misconduct with an underage prostitute. LT -- who pled guilty in… READ MORE >

- 1281 days ago
Allred to LT: Your Nightmare has Arrived!

Allred to LT:
Your Nightmare Has Arrived!

Lawrence Taylor will get off easy tomorrow in his prostitution case, but TMZ has learned he's about to face an adversary no man can easily endure -- GLORIA ALLRED!We've learned Allred is… READ MORE >

- 1281 days ago
Lawrence Taylor Strikes Plea Deal in Rape Case

Lawrence Taylor Strikes Plea Deal in Rape Case

Lawrence Taylor just pled guilty to two misdemeanor charges as part of one helluva plea deal in his statutory rape case -- and will get off with no jail time but will have to register as a sex… READ MORE >

- 1349 days ago
Lawrence Taylor -- Signs Autograph Before Rape Case

Lawrence Taylor -- Signs Autograph Before Rape Case

Lawrence Taylor just made his way into court to deal with his ongoing statutory rape case -- but not before signing an autograph for a NY Giants fan! As we previously reported, Taylor -- who was… READ MORE >

- 1386 days ago
Lawrence Taylor at Arraignment -- I'm No Rapist

Lawrence Taylor at Arraignment -- I'm No Rapist

NFL legend Lawrence Taylor just plead not guilty in New York to five counts: rape, criminal sexual act, sexual abuse, endangering the welfare of a child, and patronizing a prostitute. Outside of… READ MORE >

- 1533 days ago
Lawrence Taylor at Court, Smack Talks Reporter

Lawrence Taylor at Court, Smack Talks Reporter

Troubled NFL legend Lawrence Taylor arrived at Rockland County, NY court for his rape case today -- but there was already a bump in the road ... when LT turned and snapped at a local news… READ MORE >

- 1533 days ago
Lawrence Taylor to Plead Not Guilty to Rape Today

Lawrence Taylor to Plead Not Guilty to Rape Today

TMZ has learned that in just a few hours, NFL legend Lawrence Taylor will plead not guilty to all five criminal charges stemming from the night he allegedly raped an underage prostitute in New… READ MORE >

- 1533 days ago
TMZ Live: Beresford, Jackson, and Johan Santana

TMZ Live: Beresford, Jackson, and Johan Santana

We took your questions on everything -- including Bruce Beresford-Redman's extradition request, Joe Jackson suing Dr. Murray for wrongful death and Mets star pitcher Johan Santana accused of… READ MORE >

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