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Bruce Taylor
Personal Information
Jersey #(s)
Born {{{birthdate}}}
Career information
Year(s) 19701977
NFL Draft 1970 / Round: 1 / Pick: 17
College Boston
Professional teams
Career stats
Interceptions 18
INT yards 201
Games 109
Stats at
Career highlights and awards

  • Pro Bowl selection (1971)
  • All-Pro selection (1970)
  • 1970 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year

Bruce Lawrence Taylor (born May 28, 1948 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey) is a former professional American football player who was selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the 1st round of the 1970 NFL Draft. A 6'0", 184 lbs. cornerback from Boston University, Taylor played in eight NFL seasons and spent his entire career with the 49ers from 1970-1977. He went to the Pro Bowl after the 1971 season. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1997.

Taylor graduated in 1966 from Perth Amboy High School.[1]


  1. "THE ULTIMATE NEW JERSEY HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK: T-Z AND ALSO...", The Star-Ledger, June 27, 1999. Accessed August 4, 2007.
Preceded by
Joe Greene
Defensive Rookie of the Year
Succeeded by
Isiah Robertson

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