CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The University of Miami is making a Hall of Fame addition to its football staff.
According to Manny Navarro of The Athletic, former Miami Dolphins star Jason Taylor is going to join Hurricanes Head Coach Mario Cristobal’s staff in an off-the-field role.
Taylor, 47, retired from the NFL in 2011 following 15 seasons with Miami, the New York Jets and Washington.
During his illustrious career, Taylor was a six-time Pro Bowl selection and accumulated 139.5 sacks, 47 forced fumbles and eight interceptions.
He was named NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 2006.
Taylor has been working as an assistant coach at local high school powerhouse St. Thomas Aquinas for the past five seasons.