Lorenzo Taliaferro Biography – Lorenzo Taliaferro Wiki
Lorenzo Taliaferro was an American professional football player. He was a fullback in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Coastal Carolina and was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft.
He was selected by the Ravens in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL draft. He spent three years in the NFL, all with the Ravens, rushing for 339 yards and five touchdowns. He ended each season with the Ravens on injured reserve, battling foot, knee, and thigh injuries. During training camp in 2017, he switched positions from running back to fullback to try to find a consistent role in the offense. The Ravens released Taliaferro before the start of the 2017 season and he had a brief stint with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League in 2018 and even played some defense for them before being released.
Taliaferro was a fullback at Lackawanna in 2010 and 2011 before transferring to Coastal Carolina, then a member of the Football Championship Subdivision. He was a Coastal Carolina standout who was named Big South Conference Offensive Player of the Year and a Walter Payton Award finalist.
Taliaferro starred on the Bruton High School football team that reached the 2009 Group AA Division 3 state final. As a senior at Bruton, Taliaferro ran for 1,678 yards and 21 touchdowns while also starring at linebacker. Bruton lost to Northside of Roanoke, 20-17, in the Division 3 championship game when its game-tying field goal attempt was blocked on the final play. The school retired Taliaferro’s jersey in 2015.
Lorenzo Taliaferro Age
He was born on December 23, 1991, in Yorktown, Virginia. He died on December 16, 2020, in Williamsburg, Virginia. He was 28 years old.
Lorenzo Taliaferro Death
Taliaferro died on December 16, 2020, at the age of 28, in Williamsburg, Virginia, the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office in Virginia announced. The sheriff’s office said: “Earlier today, December 16, 2020, at approximately 3:07 pm Deputies were dispatched to the 100 Block of Windsor Lane for a call of someone needing medical attention. Medics also arrived and transported the patient to a local hospital where he later passed away. Lorenzo Taliaferro was 28 years old. We cannot release any medical information. Our sincere condolences, thoughts, and prayers go out to his family and friends.”
Ravens coach John Harbaugh said in a statement: “We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Lorenzo Taliaferro. Lorenzo was a kind, smart, respectful and determined young man — someone always committed to his teammates and well-liked by everyone in our organization. We extend our heartfelt condolences to Lorenzo’s family. May he rest in peace.”
Lorenzo Taliaferro Cause of Death
Lorenzo Taliaferro’s cause of death was a heart attack, according to a family member.
Lorenzo Taliaferro Net Worth
Lorenzo Taliaferro’s net worth was estimated to be $1 million.