Zac Taylor is an American professional football coach with an estimated net worth of $4 million. Zac Taylor is director of football for the NFL’s Cincinnati Bengals. Prior to that, he was a coach with his former team the Miami Dolphins and the Los Angeles Rams. The year 2021 was the time Taylor famously led his team the Bengals towards their very first playoff victory in the last 31 years, eventually winning the team’s the first Super Bowl appearance since 1988. Early life Zac Taylor was born on the 10th of May, 1983, in Norman, Oklahoma. The father of his son, Sherwood is a defensive back who was captain of his team at the University of Oklahoma.
Taylor is the youngest of two siblings, Kathryn and Quincy and an older brother named Press. When he was a teenager, Taylor went to Norman High School and was a record-setting player as a player on the team.
Having failed to be enlisted from the aforementioned NCAA Division I schools, Taylor ultimately signed with the Wake Forest Demon Deacons in 2002. He redshirted the first year, and was placed as a reserve position the following. Taylor was then transferred to Butler Community College in Kansas and was immediately successful. Taylor was instrumental in leading Butler Community College towards winning the NJCAA championship game and was awarded second-team NJCAA All-American recognition. In the 2004-05 season, Taylor was recruited by the University of Nebraska, which was in search of an offensive lineman. While he experienced a rough beginning with the Cornhuskers, however, he quickly proved his skill by throwing for the school record of 431 yards during the match with Iowa State.
The rest of the season was filled with numerous ups and downs despite the inconsistency of the game, Taylor posted another school record for passing yards in one season with 2,653. Taylor would go on to enjoy more success in his final season in Nebraska during the year 2006 assisting in bringing the Cornhuskers to 9-3 record and a spot at the Big 12 Championship Game. He threw for 2,789 yards and 24 touchdowns in this season Taylor received the honor of being named Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year.
Professional Football After graduation from Nebraska, Taylor went undrafted in the 2007 NFL Draft. Taylor was eventually accepted to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but was later removed. Then, Taylor relocated to Canada to play in the Canadian Football League’s Winnipeg Blue Bombers, and was on the team’s practice squad. At the beginning of his coaching career Taylor began his professional coaching career with the NFL in 2012 when he was named assistant quarterbacks coach for the Miami Dolphins. Prior to that position, he worked as the assistant coach for Texas A&M. In the latter half of 2015, Taylor was elevated to the position of Dolphins acting offensive coordinator. While with his team, Taylor played an important role in the development of the quarterback Ryan Tannehill, who became only the second Dolphins quarterback to have numerous 3,000-yard seasons.
In the beginning of 2016, Taylor was named the offensive coordinator of the University of Cincinnati Bearcats. The team valued him highly and regarded Taylor as an emerging star within the coaching ranks. In the next season, Taylor was appointed assistant to the wide receivers of the Los Angeles Rams; he was promoted to the position of quarterbacks coach in the year 2018. Cincinnati Bengals Taylor was hired as the head coaching coach for the Cincinnati Bengals in early 2019. The Bengals had an extremely poor beginning in his new position and the team lost 13 consecutive games, which was the worst start to a season in the history of the franchise. Taylor eventually recorded the first victory as a coach with a 22-6 win against his team, the New York Jets. In the end, the Bengals ended their season with a shaky 2-14 performance.
The 2020 season was able to be a bit more successful, largely due to the introduction to the team of Joe Burrow as the team’s quarterback of choice and later replacement of his position with Ryan Finley. However, the Bengals ended the season with a just 4-11-1 which was the third consecutive season for the team that finished at the bottom of AFC North. After two disappointing seasons as the head coaching the Bengals, Taylor had smashing success in his third season.
After the quarterback Joe Burrow recovered from his injury and returned to the field the team was able to record the first winning season since the year 2015. Additionally, Taylor helped the Bengals to win their first AFC North division title by beating their rivals, the Kansas City Chiefs; he later helped lead his team Bengals towards their very first playoff victory in over a decade in the wild-card match against Las Vegas Raiders. The Bengals were able to progress into their very debut AFC Championship Game in 1988. In the historic game, they beat their opponents, the Kansas City Chiefs in overtime to earn the Super Bowl appearance, also their first appearance since 1988.
The personal life of Taylor Taylor has a wife named Sarah Sherman, the daughter of the former Green Bay Packers head coach Mike Sherman. They first met in 2005 when they were studying in an undergraduate program at the University of Nebraska, and started their relationship after accidentally bumping into one another on the Rail. The couple is married and has four children: Brooks, Luke, Emma Milly, Luke, and Milly.
|Net Worth:||$4 Million|
|Date of Birth:||May 10 May 10, 1983 (38 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Norman, Oklahoma|