He played with Richmond and Collingwood from 1980 to 1990.
Taylor was only 16 when recruited from Mandurah, Western Australia, to the Richmond Football Club.
He retired as coach shortly before the 1994 season due to media commitments.
Towards the end of his playing career, Taylor was approached to write a weekly column in the Sunday Herald newspaper.
(Photo by Karwai Tang/Wire Image)Amy Huberman and Brian O'Driscoll attend day five of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 7, 2017 in London, United Kingdom.
Taylor called the Friday night and either the Saturday or Sunday afternoon game for 3AW, alternating with Tony Leonard subject to commitments with the Seven Network.
Taylor's five-year contract with 3AW ended at the conclusion of the 2014 football season and was not renewed.
He remained with the station as a panellist on The Sunday Footy Show until 2010 while also being the host of AFL Teams on Foxtel and calling the Sunday afternoon or twilight match on Fox Sports.
From the start of the 2012 season, Taylor started calling Saturday night matches for the Seven Network and was contracted until the end of the 2016 season.