Jim Taylor

Jim Taylor

About Jim Taylor

James Charles 'Jim' Taylor (born September 20, 1935) is a former professional American football fullback in the National Football League. Taylor played for ten seasons, from 1958-67. He is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, inducted in the summer of 1976. He was a running back for the Green Bay Packers from 1958-66, and for the New Orleans Saints in their first season of 1967. 'Jimmy' Taylor was a star athlete at Baton Rouge High in Baton Rouge, LA. He played college football at LSU and was an All-American in 1957. His final game at LSU was a 25-6 victory over Tulane, that was the start of 22 game unbeaten streak for the Tigers. Taylor was selected by the Packers in the second round of the 1958 NFL Draft, the 15th overall pick. He holds many Packers' records, including both career and single-season touchdowns. He was the Packers' all-time leading rusher until Ahman Green broke his record on November 8, 2009.

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