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Former Baltimore Ravens running back Lorenzo Taliaferro dies at 28

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Former Baltimore Ravens running back Lorenzo Taliaferro dies at 28

Former Baltimore Ravens working again Lorenzo Taliaferro died Wednesday in his hometown of Williamsburg, Virginia, based on the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Workplace. He was 28.

Taliaferro was transported at 3:30 p.m. ET to Riverside Medical doctors‘ Hospital, the place he was pronounced lifeless. A member of the family advised WBFF-TV Fox45 in Baltimore that Taliaferro died of a coronary heart assault.

A fourth-round draft decide by Baltimore in 2014, Lorenzo Taliaferro ran for 339 yards and scored 5 touchdowns in 19 video games for the Ravens from 2014 to 2016. He struggled to remain on the sector, ending every of his three seasons on injured reserve.

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Lorenzo Taliaferro dies at 28

Aug 17, 2017; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Baltimore Ravens running back Lorenzo Taliaferro (34) warms up before a game against the Miami Dolphins at Hard Rock Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Taliaferro’s profession in Baltimore bought off to a rocky begin. Three weeks after getting drafted by the Ravens, Taliaferro was arrested in Williamsburg for disorderly conduct and public drunkenness after allegedly breaking the window of a taxicab. In considered one of his first practices afterward, Taliaferro ran 18 gassers with Ravens coach John Harbaugh as punishment.

In his third NFL recreation, Lorenzo Taliaferro gained what would turn into a career-high 91 yards in a 23-21 victory in Cleveland.

“I did every little thing all week to organize and ensure I used to be prepared when my title was known as,” Taliaferro stated after the sport.

In 2017, Taliaferro switched to fullback however was waived earlier than the beginning of the common season. After a yr out of soccer, he tried to make it with the CFL’s Hamilton Tiger-Cats as a defensive participant in 2018 however was lower after the preseason.

Earlier than becoming a member of the Ravens, Lorenzo Taliaferro was a standout at Coastal Carolina. In 2013, he ran for 1,729 yards and 27 touchdowns and was named the Large South Offensive Participant of the 12 months.

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