Before Sean Taylor patrolled the defensive backfield for the Washington Redskins with authority, the legendary pieced together one of the best careers by a University of Miami football players.
Taylor, who was selected in the first round by the Redskins in the 2004 NFL Draft, was a consensus All-American in 2003, a finalist for the Jim Thorpe Award and was named the 2003 BIG East Defensive Player of the Year. He ranks fifth at Miami in career interceptions (14) and second in interception return yards (306), won a national championship in 2001 and made two Pro Bowls with the Redskins before his tragic passing.
On Friday, Taylor was officially indicated into Miami football's Ring of Honor along with Michael Irvin, Ray Lewis, Ed Reed and Warren Sapp.
Taylor's daughter, Jackie, spoke on behalf of the former Redskins safety.