Originally posted on NBC Miami  |  Last updated 1/23/12

CHARLOTTE, NC - NOVEMBER 19: Jason Taylor #99 of the Miami Dolphins watches the action against the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on November 19, 2009 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Recently retired Miami Dolphins linebacker Jason Taylor is being honored with a day of his own. Miami-Dade County officials will proclaim Tuesday that Jan. 24 will be declared "Jason Taylor Day."  Jason Taylor made history as defensive end player and was named Miami Dolphins All-Pro and NFL Man of the Year in 2007. Taylor sported a Dolphins jersey for 13 seasons over his 15-year career,  collected more sacks than any other Dolphin player in history, and is currently holding the NFL record for career fumble-return touchdowns. He is also known for giving back to his community in South Florida.  Created in 2004, The Jason Taylor Foundation helps facilitate the personal growth of underprivileged kids in South Florida. According the the website, The Jason Taylor Foundation has contributed more than "$2,000,000 in programs and services to more than 40 different organizations dedicated to helping children."   The foundation features 12 different programs to help children. Through these pro...
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