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The Washington Football Team honors the late great safety
The legacy of the late and great Sean Taylor continues to live on. His former squad, the Washington Football Team, announced that they’d be renaming the street that leads to FedEx Field, after the safety, along with legendary coach Joe Gibbs. The street will be named Sean Taylor Road.
In honor of two of our greatest legends, we’re happy to announce that we are changing our Headquarters address to Coach Gibbs Drive, while a main road leading to @FedExField will now be called, Sean Taylor Road.
— Washington Football Team (@WashingtonNFL) September 1, 2020
Sean Taylor was a PLAYMAKER. @Redskins pic.twitter.com/vvcFLZ2WQd
— NFL Throwback (@nflthrowback) November 15, 2018
Taylor’s life was tragically cut short, when he was shot and killed in 2007 at the age of 24.
At Miami, Taylor was one of the best defensive backs and overall players that the program had ever seen, playing from 2001 to 2003. During his career, Taylor made 188 tackles and made 14 interceptions.
In the 2003 season, Taylor tied a Miami record with 10 interceptions, led the team with 77 tackles, and broke a UM school record with three interception returns for a touchdown. That year, Taylor was named Big East Defensive Player of the Year, was first-team All-Big East, and was a unanimous first-team All-American.