Lorenzo Taliaferro

Full Name Lorenzo Taliaferro
Age 29 Years Old
Nick Name Taliaferro
Gender Male
Birth Date December 23rd, 1991
Birth Place Yorktown, Virginia

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About Lorenzo Taliaferro 

Lorenzo Taliaferro was a famous American professional footballer who was a running back in the National Football League. He began his football career at college at Coastal Carolina. He was then drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL Draft and had the first touches of his NFL career rushing 18 times for 91 yards and a touchdown in a Week 3 victory over the Cleveland Browns on 21st September 2014. On 1st September 2017, he was waived by the Ravens during final roster cuts. After then, he signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League for the 2018 season but was released later on 6th June. Sadly, he passed on 16th December 2020 and his death cause was a heart attack. 

Lorenzo Taliaferro's Cause of Death, Dies At 28

Lorenzo Taliaferro left this world on 16th December 2020 and his cause of death is from a heart attack. He was only 28 at the time of his death. His death place was in Williamsburg, Virginia. The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office confirmed the news on Facebook. According to the post shared by the sheriff's office on Facebook, deputies were dispatched to the 100 Block of Windsor Lane at roughly 3.07 pm on Wednesday for a person in need of medical attention. After medics arrived, they transported the patient to a local hospital, where he later died. The office added that they could not reveal any details about Taliaferro's cause of death. "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," the post read. 

Lorenzo Taliaferro Dies At 28

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Lorenzo Taliaferro is famous for being a professional football player as a running back in the National Football League (NFL). He was also best-recognized by the public for being drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. 

Born on 23rd December 1991, Lorenzo Taliaferro's nationality was American. His ethnicity was American-Black. His race was black. His place of birth was in Yorktown, Virginia, the USA. Lastly, he celebrated his 28th birthday. He was born to her parents; Zina Taliaferro (mother) and father. He was raised with his two siblings; sisters by a single mom. Capricorn was his Zodiac sign and his religion was Christian. Concerning his education, Lorenzo went to attend Williamsburg (VA) Bruton High School. After graduating from high school, he attended Lackawanna College on a scholarship until he received a football scholarship to Coastal Carolina College. He finished 11th in the 2013 Walter Payton Award voting. 

Handsome and athletic Lorenzo Taliaferro stood tall at the height of 1.83 m or 6 ft 0 in. His balanced weight consists of 232 lbs or 105 KG. His arm length was 32 in or 1.81 m. Whereas his other body measurements such as chest size, waist size, biceps size, shoe size, and more are still to get revealed yet. Due to a sudden heart attack, he passed away on 16th December 2020. 

Lorenzo Taliaferros's Football Career

  • Initially, Lorenzo Taliaferro was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens with the 138th pick in the 2014 NFL Draft and he had the first touches of his NFL career rushing 18 times for 91 yards and a touchdown in a Week 3 victory over the Cleveland Browns on 21st September 2014. 
  • He then had his first multi-rushing touchdown game against the Cincinnati Bengals with 2 touchdowns. On 16th December 2014, he was placed on injured reserve. He then ended his rookie season with 68 carries for 282 yards (4.3 yards per attempt) and 4 rushing touchdowns in 13 games. 
  • Also, he had 8 receptions for 114 yards and returned one kickoff for 15 yards. 
  • After his injury, he came back in the year 2015 and began the season. On 14th October 2015, he was added to season-ending injury/reserve after a nagging foot injury plagued him all season. 
  • Against Pittsburgh Steelers, he finished his 2015 season with 13 carries for 47 yards and a touchdown in 3 games where he also caught 5 passes for 29 yards.
  • In the beginning of the 2016 season, he was placed on the PUP list on 30th August 2016 and was activated from the list on 22nd October 2016, 
  • Again, he was placed on injured reserve on 13th December 2016 and had just four touches; a rush for no yards and three catches for 10 yards. 
  • He was later waived by the Ravens during the final roster on 1st September 2017. It was later reported on 14th February 2018 that he would be participating in The Spring League. 
  • Later, he signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League for the 2018 season. He was released by Hamilton on 6th June.

Lorenzo Taliaferro against the opponent

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Awards and Achievements of Lorenzo Taliaferro

Lorenzo Taliaferro shared the SAAC Male Athlete of the year award for 2014 with Pedro Ribeiro in May 2014. He was also voted Big South Male Athlete of the year as of July 2014. 

Lorenzo Taliaferro's Personal Life

Lorenzo Taliaferro's marital status is not revealed yet. Thus, he can be single or dating, or married. It's unclear yet as he has not mentioned anything about his relationship to the media. It can be assumed that he was single at the time of his death as there are no rumors about him dating anyone neither there is no news about him being married to anyone. He was enjoying his present life happily back then. His sexual orientation was straight and he is not gay. 

Lorenzo Taliaferro's Net Worth 2020

Lorenzo Taliaferro was a very talented and famous footballer who had made a huge amount of money from his career. As of 2020, the net worth of Lorenzo Taliaferro was estimated to have $1 Million. While NFL salaries ranged from $400,000-$600,000 per year when he was playing for the Ravens, his four-year contract stood at $2,520,584 and his signing bonus was $300,584, and his average salary $630,146. As per reports, his largest cash payment was $706,819 in the year 2014. This takes his career earnings to $1,691,878. His major source of wealth was from his football career. 

Quick Facts About Lorenzo Taliaferro

Personal Details

Real Name Lorenzo Taliaferro
Profession(s) American footballer
Nationality American
Birth Nation USA
Place Of Birth Yorktown, Virginia
Ethnicity African-American
Race Black
Religion Christian
Horoscope Capricorn
Awards SAAC Male Athlete of the year award

Cause Of Death

Death Date 16th December 2020
Cause Of Death Heart Attack

Family Details

Mother Zina Taliaferro
Siblings 2
Sisters 2

Marital Status

Marital Status Unclear
Sexual Orientation Straight

Education Details

High School Williamsburg (VA) Bruton High School
College / University Lackawanna College, Coastal Carolina College

Body Statistics

Height 6 ft 0 in or 1.83 m
Weight 105 KG or 232 lbs
Arms/Biceps 32 in or 1.81 m

Net Worth & Salary

Net Worth $1 Million
Salary $630,146 (Average Salary)
Source of Wealth Football Career

Other Informations

Position Running Back