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Hilee Taylor

Hilee Taylor
No. --     Saskatchewan Roughriders
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-07-18) July 18, 1986 (age 27)
Place of birth: Laurinburg, North Carolina
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)Weight: 255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
College: North Carolina
NFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 7 / Pick: 221
Debuted in 2008 for the Carolina Panthers
Career history

*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards

  • Second-team All-ACC (2007)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2010

Hilee Delano Taylor (born July 18, 1986) is an American football defensive end who is currently playing with the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the Canadian Football League. He was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the seventh round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at North Carolina.

He has also been a member of the Detroit Lions.

College career

As a senior at the University of North Carolina, Taylor led the Tar Heels and finished tied for 11th in the nation with 10.5 sacks. He also registered 16 of his 49 tackles for loss and forced three fumbles.

Professional career

Taylor was drafted in the seventh round of the 2008 NFL Draft by the Carolina Panthers. In three seasons in Carolina, he recorded four tackles and one sack. After the 2011 NFL Lockout ended, he was waived by the Panthers and claimed off waivers by the Detroit Lions. However, he opted not to report to the Lions and retire from football. On November 9, Taylor unretired and was reinstated by the NFL. He was released by the Lions following his reinstatement.

On May 6, 2012, Taylor signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

On March 15, 2013, Taylor signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

External links

  • Carolina Panthers bio
  • North Carolina Tar Heels bio
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