Former Baltimore Ravens RB Lorenzo Taliaferro dies at the age of 28
Former NFL running back Lorenzo Taliaferro died on Wednesday, the York-Poquoson (Va.) Sheriff’s Office announced. Taliaferro was 28 years old.
On Wednesday afternoon, the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office responded to a call that somebody needed medical attention. Medics also arrived and Taliaferro was transported to a local hospital, where he later died.
A family member told WBFF-TV Fox45 in Baltimore that Taliaferro died of a heart attack.
Taliaferro was a fourth-round selection by the Baltimore Ravens in the 2014 NFL draft out of Coastal Carolina. He played three seasons in the NFL, all in Baltimore. He rushed for 292 yards and four touchdowns in his rookie season, but had just 14 carries in the next two seasons and was released during the final roster cuts in 2017.