Leon Taylor (soccer)
|Date of birth||19 May 1993|
|Place of birth||Dallas, Texas, United States|
|Height||1.9 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Tampa Bay Rowdies|
|2010||Plano West HS|
|2011||Oral Roberts Golden Eagles||2||(0)|
|2012–2013||Incarnate Word Cardinals||31||(6)|
|2014–2016||Midwestern State Mustangs||39||(8)|
|2016||Midland-Odessa Sockers FC||5||(1)|
|2018–||Tampa Bay Rowdies||20||(4)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 October 2019|
Taylor attended Plano West Senior High School where he played both football and soccer. He first played college soccer at Oral Roberts University in Oklahoma, before transferring to the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas and then on to Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls.
During his college years, Taylor also played for the Laredo Heat and the Midland-Odessa Sockers FC of the fourth-tier Premier Development League. After college he signed a contract in the Swedish Division 2 with Bodens BK in 2017 where Taylor quickly made a name for himself leading the team in goals and assists. Shortly after returning to America Taylor signed a contract with the Tampa Bay Rowdies.
- "Leon "Lil Smoothie" Taylor Bio". Tampa Bay Rowdies. Retrieved 8 July 2018.
- "MSU player bios". Midwestern State Univ. Athletic Dept. Retrieved 8 July 2018.
- "Life as a Professional Footballer: PSC Success Story Leon Taylor". Pro Soccer Consulting Soccer Academy. April 21, 2017. Retrieved 8 July 2018.
- "Rowdies Sign Attacker Leon Taylor". Tampa Bay Rowdies. Retrieved 8 July 2018.
- Leon Taylor at Soccerway