Jamar Taylor

Jamar Taylor

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Taylor with the Miami Dolphins
No. 21Cleveland Browns
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-09-29) September 29, 1990
Place of birth: San Diego, California
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school: La Mesa (CA) Helix
College: Boise State
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 2 / Pick: 54
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-MWC (2012)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 4, 2016
Total tackles: 98
Forced fumbles: 0
Pass deflections: 6
Interceptions: 2
Player stats at NFL.com

Jamar Taylor (born September 29, 1990) is an American football cornerback for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He played college football at Boise State.

Early years

Taylor was born in San Diego, California. He attended Helix High School in La Mesa, California, and played high school football for the Helix Highlanders.

College career

Taylor attended the Boise State University, where he played for the Boise State Broncos football team from 2008 to 2012. During his college career, he had 132 tackles, seven interceptions and four sacks. As a senior in 2012, he was a first-team All-Mountain West Conference (MWC) selection.[1]

Taylor was also a track and field athlete for Boise State, and recorded a personal best in the 100 meters of 10.72 seconds in 2012.

Professional career

Miami Dolphins

Taylor was selected by the Miami Dolphins in the second round, with the 53rd overall pick, of the 2013 NFL Draft.[2] On May 21, 2013, Taylor underwent sports hernia surgery.

Cleveland Browns

On April 30, 2016, Taylor was traded to the Cleveland Browns along with the 250th pick in the 2016 NFL Draft for the Browns' 223rd pick in the same draft.[3]


  1. Mountain West Announces 2012 Football All-Conference Teams and Individual Honors
  2. Kent, Andy (April 26, 2013). "Boise State CB Jamar Taylor Taken By Miami In Second Round". MiamiDolphins.com. Retrieved April 30, 2016.
  3. Sessler, Marc (April 30, 2016). "Browns swing trade for Dolphins CB Jamar Taylor". NFL.com. Retrieved April 30, 2016.
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