Tyrod Taylor Biography, Career Stats, Injury Info, Salary, Age, Height

Tyrod Taylor is a quarterback with one exception, he is known for his dual threat abilities, which he has often used to defeat opponents by running and delivering excellent passes beyond their interception. Tyrod didn’t develop such abilities overnight, it took years of hard work and determination to become one of the best in the sport and more to be recognized for his excellent ability.

Here we are going to take a look at his Biography and find out how he has been able to progress in his career since he started his career as a high school competitor including his injuries and injuries.

Tyrod Taylor Biography, Age

Tyrod Taylor (Tyrod Di’allo Taylor) entered this world through Rodney and Trina Taylor on August 3, 1989 in Hampton, Virginia. He grew up like every other normal kid in the neighborhood and as an adult he enrolled in Hampton High School, Hampton, Virginia where he became an outstanding athlete in football, basketball and track.

Over time, Tyrod Taylor became more committed to football in which he played as a quarterback, return kicker and safety. His high school career later saw him record a total of 7,690 offensive yards with 100 touchdowns. He led his team to a 34-4 record for the 4 years he spent with the team before graduating in 2007. A high school graduate, Tyrod Taylor was ranked by as the third quarterback overall, while Rivals. com ranked him the No. 1 dual-threat quarterback.

Tyrod began his college career in 2007 at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, where he played with the Virginia Tech Hokies football team. In his freshman year, he recorded a total of 1,356 yards, with 927 passing yards and 429 total, with 11 touchdowns. His second season (2008) saw him finish with 1,036 passing yards, 2 touchdowns and 7 interesting interceptions. In his freshman year (2009), Tyrod Taylor was ahead of his peers with his skills on the court. He had 13 touchdowns with 2,311 passing yards and 5 interceptions, giving his team a 23-5 career win. In his last college season (2010), he broke all the records he had previously set with 5 interceptions, 24 touchdowns and 2,273 passing yards.

The former Hampton High School and Virginia product of the Tech Hokies football team entered the 2011 NFL Draft, where he was chosen 180th overall by the Baltimore Ravens in the 6th round. Predictably, Tyrod Taylormade went through his 53-man squad’s final roster as a replacement for Joe Flacco, the team’s first-choice starting quarterback.

He saw his first NFL action on December 4, 2011, in a game against the Cleveland Browns that ended in a win for his team, Tyrod Taylor got more playing time in 2012 as Joe Flacco was rested at one point in the season, he earned the Super Bowl XLVII championship against the San Francisco 49ers. He stayed with the Ravens in 2013 and 14 seasons before leaving for the Buffalo Bills.

Tyrod Taylor joined the Bills in 2015 on a three-year, $3.35 million deal, earning him a starting quarterback on the team. He threw for over 3,000 yards, 568 rushing yards, 20 touchdowns and 6 interceptions.



At the start of the 2016 season, he is in his third year in his 2015 contract was canceled because he held 50% of the snaps. Nevertheless, a six-year contract worth $92 million was extended for him on August 12, 2016. But for his injury concerns, the terms of his contract were revisited. On March 9, 2018, the Buffalo Bills agreed to trade him to the Cleveland Browns for a 2018 NFL Third Round draft.

Career statistics

Tyrod’s career stats from when he played for the Baltimore Ravens and Buffalo Bills are shown below.

CMP% YDS TD INT Evaluation
62.4 9,056 51 18 91.2

Injury Updates

American football is a unique sport in which for every tackle made, players risk sustaining a minor or serious injury. Tyrod Taylor has had a big part of that throughout his young career.

Taylor suffered a bruised kneecap in a week 201713 game against the Patriots and was relieved by rookie Nathan Peterman in 2017 in the game which later lost 23-3. According to a report later that same season, Sean McDermott, coach of the Bills’ team, revealed that his injury was not as serious and that he would remain the team’s starting quarterback once fully restored. Speaking to his new team, Browns coach Hue Jackson also claimed he was their starting quarterback.

So that means that when the next football season begins, Browns fans and all Tyrod Taylor fans will still see their star player in action.


Under his current contract with the Cleveland Browns, Tyrod Taylor earns a base salary of $10 million, with $6 million in addition to that.

the size

Tyrod Taylor stands at a height of 1.85m.

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