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Fred Taylor Wiki Biography
Frederick Antwon Taylor was born on the 27th January 1976 in Pahokee, Florida, USA, and is a former professional American Football player, best known as a running back for the NFL team the Jacksonville Jaguars from 1998 to 2008. Taylor also spent two years with the New England Patriots, and was selected for the Pro Bowl in 2007. His career started in 1998 and ended in 2010.
Have you ever wondered how rich Fred Taylor is, as of mid-2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Taylor’s net worth is as high as $12 million, an amount earned largely through his successful career in the NFL. In addition to being one of the best running backs during the 2000’s, Taylor also appeared in several commercials which improved his wealth.
Fred Taylor Net Worth $12 Million
Fred Taylor grew up in Florida and went to Glades Central High School in Belle Glade, where he started playing football as a linebacker before switching to running back in his junior year. Taylor represented the Glades Central Raiders and was listed among the “100 Greatest Players of the First 100 Years” of Florida high school football.
Taylor gained an athletic scholarship to study at the University of Florida in Gainesville, where he played for the Florida Gators from 1994 to 1997. In his rookie and sophomore years, Taylor didn’t record notable results, but in 1996 he collected 629 rushing yards and five touchdowns in seven games. In his last year with the Gators, Fred served as team captain, and rushed for 1,292 yards and 13 touchdowns. Overall, Taylor recorded 3,075 yards and 31 touchdowns in his college career.
The Jacksonville Jaguars selected Taylor as the ninth pick in the 1998 NFL Draft, and he immediately became a key member of the offense with 1,223 yards and 14 touchdowns, while also adding 44 passes for 421 yards and three touchdowns. He signed his rookie contract which included a $5 million signing bonus, which only increased his net worth by a large margin. He impressed in his rookie year, and the number of 14 rushing touchdowns was his career high. Taylor finished the next season under 750 yards because of a hamstring injury, but returned for the next year and recorded astonishing 1,399 yards with 12 touchdowns. Fred played in only two games in 2001 before being forced to miss the rest of the campaign due to a groin injury.
Taylor missed a lot of games during his first four years in the NFL, but his health improved for the next two when he appeared in all 32 games combining for 2,886 yards and 14 rushing touchdowns in 2002 and 2003. Fred spent another five productive years with the Jaguars, three of which saw over 1,000 rushing yards, before Jacksonville decided to release him in February 2009.
Taylor played his last couple of seasons with the New England Patriots, signing a contract worth $3.5 million over two years, but injuries limited him to only 13 games, 424 yards and four rushing touchdowns. In his entire pro career, Taylor also recorded over 2,000 receiving yards and eight touchdowns. He formally retired in September 2011 with the Jacksonville Jaguars following his one-day contract, and in 2012, he was only the second player to be inducted into the Pride of the Jaguars.
Regarding his personal life, Fred Taylor has been married to Andrea since 2002 and with whom he has four children, but his son from a previous relationship – Kelvin – is also a professional football player with the San Francisco 49ers after they drafted him in the sixth round of the 2016 NFL Draft. Like his father, Kelvin also played college football for the Florida Gators.
|Full Name||Fred Taylor|
|Net Worth||$12 Million|
|Date Of Birth||January 27, 1976|
|Place Of Birth||Pahokee, Florida, United States|
|Profession||American football player|
|Education||University of Florida|
|Children||Kelvin Taylor, Nataajah Taylor, Austin Taylor, Braylon Taylor, Inari Taylor|
|1||Released by the Jacksonville Jaguars. Taylor is the team's all-time leading rusher with 11,271 yards. [February 2009]|
|2||Led the NFL in Rushing Yards per Game (107.6) in 2000.|
|3||Attended Glades Central High School in Belle Glade, FL.|
|4||Selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the 1st round (9th pick overall) of the 1998 NFL Draft.|
|5||NFL running back.|
|6||Attended the University of Florida.|
|60 Minutes||2016||TV Series documentary||Himself - Former Football Player (segment "Thrown for a Loss")|
|A Football Life||2014||TV Series||Himself|
|NFL Monday Night Football||1998-2010||TV Series||Himself - Jacksonville Jaguars Running Back / Himself - New England Patriots Running Back|
|The NFL on CBS||1998-2008||TV Series||Himself - Jacksonville Jaguars Running Back|
|Rome Is Burning||2007||TV Series||Himself|
|Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith||2006||TV Series||Himself|
|Minister of Defense: The Reggie White Story||2006||Video documentary||Himself|
|ESPN's Sunday Night Football||1998-2005||TV Series||Himself - Jacksonville Jaguars Running Back|
|NFL on FOX||2002-2005||TV Series||Himself - Jacksonville Jaguars Running Back|
|1999 AFC Championship Game||2000||TV Movie||Himself - Jacksonville Jaguars Running Back|
|Mike & Mike||2015||TV Series||Himself - Former NFL Player|