American Football Database
Mike Taliaferro
No. 17     
Personal information
Date of birth: (1941-07-26) July 26, 1941 (age 81)
Place of birth: Houston, Texas
Career information
College: Illinois
NFL Draft: 1963 / Round: 10 / Pick: 138
AFL Draft: 1963 / Round: 28 / Pick: 219
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* New York Jets (1964–1967)
Career highlights and awards
* Rose Bowl Champion (1964)
TD-INT     36-63
Yards     5,241
QB Rating     46.1
Stats at

Myron Eugene Taliaferro (pronounced "tollifur", born July 26, 1941) is a former collegiate and professional American football player who led the University of Illinois to the 1964 Rose Bowl championship over Washington, 17–7.[1] He played in eight American Football League and National Football League seasons from 1964 to 1972 for three teams, and was an AFL All-Star in 1969. In 1974, Taliaferro signed with the Houston Texans of the World Football League.


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