2001 Sean Taylor Game-Worn Jersey Signed Miami Hurricanes – COA JSA & 100% Authentic TeamGo Back
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Sean Taylor played college football as a defensive back for the University of Miami, where he was a member of the Hurricanes’ 2001 BCS National Championship team, and earned unanimous All-American honors. Because of his success in college Taylor was selected in the first round of the 2004 draft by the Redskins where he gained a reputation as a hard-hitting player.
Due to his ferocious hits, several of his Redskins teammates nicknamed him “Meast”, from the expression “half man, half beast.” He made one Pro Bowl appearance in 2006. During the 2007 NFL season, Taylor was shot by intruders at his Miami area home and died the next day on November 27.
This game worn artifact originates from a team source.
Presented from their collection is a Sean Taylor Miami Hurricanes game-worn-away jersey from 2001. According to the equipment manager, who Adding to the rarity is that the jersey was autographed by Taylor. It is a green Hurricanes road jersey, that is multi-layered and designed by Nike. Of note, is the particularly rich hue of dark green which showcases the mesh portion of the body. It features Taylor’s number “26” printed on the chest, back, and shoulders in white with orange borders.
***We believe to have a photo match of the jersey on November 17, 2001. We can match the MESH hole count on the front of the player identifier numeral “2” on the front of the jersey and the mesh hole count on the back from the Getty Image pictured. The equipment manager, hand wrote the “1” on the front tagging in the tail which was the “SET 1” designation.
On the back nameplate, “TAYLOR” is printed across the back shoulders in white lettering. The front chest features a Big East patch, a green Nike swoosh, and the Miami “U” logo. The sides of the jersey are elasticized for fit and accented in orange, green, and white. A size “46” tag with a handwritten “1” designator in black felt tip is sewn on the front tail.
Overall, the wear on the jersey is tremendous. The body of the jersey features hit marks as well as degradation and cracking on the identifiers. Despite its normal cleaning, it still shows the battle wear throughout.
As previously mentioned, Taylor took the time to autograph the back numeral in black felt tip (“9”) the team source. This means it is special in so many ways. Truly a rare find when a Taylor jersey features an autograph. Then, add in that it’s a gamer and you have his approval.
Authentication: 100% Authentic Team JSA Full Letter.
Sean Taylor Game-Worn Jersey