|No. 18 – Hamilton Tiger-Cats|
|Born:||October 24, 1992|
|Height:||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight:||188 lb (85 kg)|
|High school:||Exeter Township|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Player stats at NFL.com|
Taylor Bertolet (born October 24, 1992) is an American football placekicker for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football at Texas A&M and holds a school record for most PATs in a single season.
In 2012, Bertolet and quarterback Johnny Manziel became the first freshmen to surpass 100 points in a season. Bertolet kicked for a total of a career-high 106 points including 13 field goals and a school record 67 extra points. Bertolet kicked a season-long 54-yard field goal against Louisiana Tech.
Bertolet was mainly the Aggies kickoff specialist for the 2013 and 2014 season, losing placekicking job to Josh Lambo.
In 2015, Bertolet kicked a career-high 22 field goals on 31 attempts for a career-high 71% field goal percentage. Bertolet kicked a career-long 55-yard field goal against Mississippi State. Bertolet tied Southeastern Conference and school records by making six field goals against Vanderbilt. He tied Alan Smith's six field goals in 1983 against Arkansas State.
After going undrafted in the 2016 NFL Draft, Bertolet signed with the Los Angeles Rams on May 4, 2016. On August 30, 2016, he was released by the Rams.
On March 21, 2018, Bertolet signed with the Denver Broncos. On April 30, 2018, he was waived by the Broncos.
On May 7, 2018, Bertolet was signed by the New York Jets. He was waived by the Jets on September 1, 2018, after losing the starting kicking job to Jason Myers.
Before the 2019 season, Bertolet signed with the Salt Lake Stallions of the Alliance of American Football.
After the AAF filed for bankruptcy, Bertolet re-signed with the Denver Broncos on April 29, 2019. He was waived on July 23, 2019.
On August 11, 2019, Bertolet was signed by the New York Jets after Chandler Catanzaro retired during preseason. He was waived by the Jets on September 1, 2019.
On October 24, 2020, Bertolet was signed to the Carolina Panthers practice squad. He was released on November 2, 2020, and re-signed to the practice squad on November 7. He was released again on November 10, and re-signed to the practice squad again on November 14. He was released on November 16, and re-signed again on November 21. Bertolet was released a fourth time on November 24, 2020, but re-signed four days later. He was released again on December 1, 2020.
On December 19, 2020, Bertolet was signed to the Minnesota Vikings' practice squad. His practice squad contract with the team expired after the season on January 11, 2021.
Bertolet signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on June 29, 2021.