Touchdown Billy Taylor! Fellow teammates #13 Larry Cipa and #32 Fritz Seyferth run interference as Taylor drives to the endzone to score his legendary winning touchdown against Ohio State University in 1971 to defeat the Buckeyes. (Photo by Bob Kalmbach, courtesy of The Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan).
Dr. Billy Taylor "sitting in" with the Music Town MVP's Jim King (keyboards and vocals), Dick Fidge (lead vocals), and Bob Resch (drums and percussion) at the Ypsilanti recording studio. Produced by Immortal Investments Publishing and Music Town Productions. Billy contributed vocals and helped to co-write his theme song "Get Back Up" which chronicles his life and times.
Dr. Taylor expressing extreme joy and satisfaction after graduating from the University of Las Vegas at Thomas & Mack Arena. He got back up and achieved his goal, earning his Doctoral Degree in the program of Education Leadership! With an indomitable will, the power of God, and the help of others, Dr. Billy Taylor achieved a goal many believed to be impossible.
November 20, 1971. "Touchdown Billy Taylor" scored the winning touchdown to beat Ohio State 10-7, and secure U of M's first undefeated regular season since 1947. B.T., #94 Butch Carpenter and #74 Tony Smith are jubilant. Also, #42 broke the legendary Tom Harmon's all-time record for career rushing touchdowns.