Sixteen players in the storied history of Nebraska football have had their jersey number retired. Aaron Taylor, No. 67, is among that group.
Taylor, pictured with his wife, Rebecca, during the 2007 College Football Awards ceremony in Orlando, was a center on the 1996 team, then moved to left guard in for his senior season in 1997. The two-time All-American won the Outland Trophy in 1997.
Now his Outland and seven championship rings are up for auction at the end of the month. Taylor was a partner in a bar-restaurant in Omaha that went bankrupt in 2007. His hardware, which was on display in the establishment, was seized as part of the bankruptcy.
Sean Callahan of Huskers Illustrated talked with Taylor on Monday night. Here is what he posted on the site: