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Countdown to the Big Game: Day 43

Wide receiver Al Toon (88) of the New York Jets eludes Terry Taylor (20) of the Seattle Seahawks and gains 19 yards on a pass from Jets quarterback Ken O'Brien during the third quarter in Seattle, Nov. 3, 1986. (AP Photo/Barry Sweet) Wide receiver Al Toon (88) of the New York Jets eludes Terry Taylor (20) of the Seattle Seahawks and gains 19 yards on a pass from Jets quarterback Ken O'Brien during the third quarter in Seattle, Nov. 3, 1986. (AP Photo/Barry Sweet)
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Here's another outstanding Heartland football player.

At number 43, it's Terry Taylor.

The SIU star cornerback enjoyed a 12-year NFL career.

Taylor played with Seattle from 1984-88. He then took the field for the Detroit Lions, Cleveland Browns, Seattle Seahawks and Atlanta Falcons.

His final stat line is an impressive one, which included 25 interceptions over his dozen professional seasons.

For a full list of people from the Heartland with NFL ties, you can click here.

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