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LSU, NFL great Jim Taylor dies at 83


Jim Taylor, the ferocious Hall of Fame fullback who embodied the Green Bay Packers’ unstoppable ground game during the Vince Lombardi era and helped the team win four NFL titles and the first Super Bowl, died Saturday.

Taylor was 83.

He died unexpectedly at a hospital in his hometown of Baton Rouge, the team said.

Taylor played on the great Packer teams and was the league’s MVP in 1962.

He scored the first rushing touchdown in Super Bowl history.

Taylor was voted into the Hall in 1976.

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