Welcome to the Taylor District, the online home of All-Pro defensive back Bobby Taylor!

Welcome to the Taylor District, the online home of All-Pro defensive back Bobby Taylor!



Get to know BT

Over his distinguished 10-year NFL career, Bobby spent his first nine professional seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles. His final NFL season coming with the Seattle Seahawks, Bobby’s career achievements include All-Pro and Pro Bowl selections and the 1998 Ed Block Courage Award. Bobby is currently a very active member of both the NFLPA Retired Players Association and the NFL Legends Community, where he serves on the Youth Football Advisory Board. 


Before being drafted by the Eagles in 1995, Bobby starred at the University of Notre Dame under legendary head coach Lou Holtz. His individual accolades include twice being named first-team All-American, as well as being named a finalist for the Jim Thorpe award, awarded to the nation’s top defensive back. 


As a high school athlete at Longview (TX) High School, Bobby worked his way into becoming the nation’s top high school football recruit. Outside football, Bobby achieved success in both track and field and basketball, leading teams to state titles in both. In 1992 he was named the Texas Class 5A player of the year in basketball. For all his achievements, Bobby was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 2012.

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