Mike Taliaferro

Myron Eugene Taliaferro
Born: July 26, 1941
Houston, TX USA
Position: QB
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 202
College: Illinois
High School: Central (Wheaton, IL)
Career: 1964-1974
Drafted: 1963 in Round 10, #138 overall by the New York Giants
Drafted: 1963 in Round 28, #219 overall (AFL) by the New York Jets

Mike Taliaferro played from 1964 to 1974 during his career with the New York Jets, Boston Patriots, Buffalo Bills and Houston Texans. Taliaferro threw for 6,074 yards in his career, completing 493 of 1,109 passes with 41 touchdowns and 71 interceptions. He also ran for 155 yards in 53 attempts.

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Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
1964AFL New York Jets732331.53414.722.756.866 28.4
1965AFL New York Jets1194537.85314.532.575.937 36.1
1966AFL New York Jets411946.31774.324.924.921 54.6
1967AFL New York Jets201155.0964.815.015.020 63.8
1968AFL Boston Patriots1766738.18895.142.3158.570 26.9
1969AFL Boston Patriots33116048.321606.5195.7185.477 2426166.0
1970NFL Boston Patriots1737845.18715.042.3116.445 1515841.8
1972NFL Buffalo Bills331648.51765.313.0412.124 64835.2
1974WFL Houston Texans1437451.78335.853.585.646 1613957.8
AFL76032542.841945.5314.1486.377 24261
NFL2069445.610475.152.4157.345 21206
WFL1437451.78335.853.585.646 16139
Totals110949344.560745.5413.7716.477 61606


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1964AFL New York Jets9455.014 0
1965AFL New York Jets740.610 0
1967AFL New York Jets22010.012 0
1968AFL Boston Patriots8516.421 0
1969AFL Boston Patriots12-16-1.30
1970NFL Boston Patriots3113.70
1972NFL Buffalo Bills5193.814 0
1974WFL Houston Texans7213.012 0
AFL381042.721 0
NFL8303.814 0
WFL7213.012 0
Totals531552.921 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1964AFL New York Jets20000
1965AFL New York Jets20000
1968AFL Boston Patriots40000
1969AFL Boston Patriots30-400
1970NFL Boston Patriots50000
1972NFL Buffalo Bills10-500

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1966AFL New York Jets00012

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1964AFLNew York Jets140
1965AFLNew York Jets145
1966AFLNew York Jets140
1967AFLNew York Jets30
1968AFLBoston Patriots77
1969AFLBoston Patriots1414
1970NFLBoston Patriots114
1972NFLBuffalo Bills50
1974WFLHouston Texans