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Ike Taylor
Ike Taylor

Date of birth
May 05, 1980
195 Lbs


Ivan “Ike” Taylor is a cornerback for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He is ranked 20th among active players for playoff games played and started. Taylor has played his entire career in Pittsburgh and is a two-time Super Bowl Champion.

Early Life

Taylor was born in Gretna Louisiana on May 5, 1980. At Marion Abramson Senior High School he was positioned as a running back, cornerback, defensive end and place kicker.

Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns

After enrolling at Louisiana Lafayette, Taylor experienced academic struggles that would put a halt on his collegiate football career for his freshman and sophomore years. In 2001, he earned his scholarship after joining the team as a walk-on. He became an average running back and kick returner before requesting to be moved to the cornerback position.

It wasn’t until his senior season as a cornerback that Taylor started producing substantial statistics in his collegiate career.

Pittsburgh Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers saw potential in Taylor’s cornerback abilities based on what he accomplished during his senior season. He was selected in the fourth round of the 2003 NFL Draft and has been a model of consistency in the Steelers’ defensive backfield.

After waiting his turn for two NFL seasons, Taylor earned the starting position in his third year.  He continues to defend the NFL’s best WRs at age 34. Taylor isn’t known for his interceptions but excels in his ability to blanket receivers down the field with smothering coverage.

Game Log

1-3-2015 @ Baltimore Ravens Baltimore Ravens 17-30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-28-2014 @ Cincinnati Bengals Cincinnati Bengals 27-17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-21-2014 @ Kansas City Chiefs Kansas City Chiefs 20-12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-14-2014 @ Atlanta Falcons Atlanta Falcons 20-27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-7-2014 @ Cincinnati Bengals Cincinnati Bengals 21-42 7 0 7 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0


Ike Taylor Announces Retirement

Ike Taylor Announces Retirement

by Football News

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor officially announced his retirement from the NFL on Tuesday after 12 seasons, according to Read more

Steelers: Ike Taylor (Arm) Won't Play Monday

by Football News

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor, who is recovering from a broken arm, will not play in Monday's game against the Tennessee Titans, according to the team's official website. Taylor returned to practice on a limited basis last week... Read more

Will The Return Of Veterans Pay Off For The Steelers?

Will The Return Of Veterans Pay Off For The Steelers?

by Stefanie Kilnapp

Veterans Brett Keisel and James Harrison have returned to the Pittsburgh Steelers to help reinforce the defensive side of the ball after the loss of key players like CB Ike Taylor and LBs Ryan Shazier and Jarvis Jones... Watch

Steelers Lose Shazier, Jones And Taylor

Steelers Lose Shazier, Jones And Taylor

by Danny Donahue

While the Pittsburgh Steelers came away with a win over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday night, they will be without three of their key players for at least a couple of weeks... Read more