Zac Taylor is an American football coach and a former player. He is currently the head coach for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League. As of 2021, Zac Taylor net worth is estimated to be around $2 million.
|Net Worth (as of 2021)||$2 million|
|Date of Birth||May 10, 1983|
|Age||37 years old|
|Born Place||Norman, Oklahoma, United States|
|Source of Wealth||NFL head coach|
Taylor was born on May 10, 1983, in Norman, Oklahoma. He played his high school football at Norman High School. Despite, setting so many records at Norman High School, he was recruited by a very few colleges. In 2002, he signed with the Wake Forest Demon Deacons followed by Butler Community College in Kansas. Taylor led Butler to the NJCAA Championship game and earned second-team NJCAA All-American honors.
After his 2004 season, he looked at other colleges like Memphis, Marshall, and Nebraska. In 2005, he committed to Nebraska and had a rough start completing 39 of 89 passes for 399 yards with a touchdown and three interceptions in his first three games. However, in his next season, he showed significant improvement than his previous year. In the season-opener against Louisiana Tech, he completed 22 of 33 attempts for 287 yards with 3 touchdowns and one interception. He led the Nebraska Cornhuskers to a record of 9-3 with an appearance in the 2016 Big 12 Championship Game. He also earned Big 12 Offensive player of the year.
Regarding his professional NFL career, he went undrafted in the 2007 NFL Draft. He was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers but was cut in the preseason. He then went to Canada where he joined the Winnipeg Blue Bombers as their 4th string quarterback.
Taylor’s coaching career started in 2012 as an assistant quarterbacks coach for the Miami Dolphins. On November 30, 2015, he was promoted to the team’s interim offensive coordinator. During that time, the Dolphins went 203 and averaged 17 points per game.
In 2016, he was hired by the University of Cincinnati Bearcats as an offensive coordinator. A year later, he was hired by the Los Angeles Rams as assistant wide receivers coach. In 2018, he got promoted to quarterbacks coach.
On February 4, 2019, Taylor was hired as the head coach by the Cincinnati Bengals. His debut match as a coach was against Seattle Seahawks where he lost by as score 21-20. Taylor and the Bengals managed to finish the season 2-14 matching a franchise-worst record set previously in 2002.
Regarding his personal life, Taylor is married to Sarah Sherman. She is the daughter of former Green Bay Packers’ head coach Mike Sherman. Together with Sarah, Taylor has four children.