Mike Taliaferro
No. 17
Personal information
Born: (1941-07-26) July 26, 1941 (age 80)
Houston, Texas
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:202 lb (92 kg)
Career information
High school:Wheaton (IL)
NFL Draft:1963 / Round: 10 / Pick: 138
AFL Draft:1963 / Round: 28 / Pick: 219
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
QB Rating:46.1
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Myron Eugene Taliaferro (pronounced "tollifur", born July 26, 1941) is a former collegiate and professional American football quarterback who led third-ranked Illinois to the 1964 Rose Bowl win 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.


  1. ^ "Bengals cut two". The Bryan Times. (Ohio). UPI. September 15, 1972. p. 11.