Coach Joe Taylor is a legend in college football. As a Head Football Coach he has transformed the lives of thousands of young men over his thirty years of coaching. He was head football coach at Florida A&M University since 2008, and prior to FAMU, he was the head football coach at Hampton University from 1992 to 2007. He has won twenty-one conference championships and four black college football national championships (1995, 2004, 2005 and 2006) while at Hampton. He was also the head coach at Virginia Union University from 1984 to 1991 where he won one conference title on his way to an overall record of 60-19-3. Under Coach Taylor's direction, a number of great Hampton players went on to the National Football League and Canadian Football League: Kendall Langford, Justin Durant, Nevin McCaskill, Alonzo Coleman, Zuriel Smith, Jerome Mathis, Marquay McDaniel, Onrea Jones, Travarous Bain, Darian Barnes, Corey Swenson, Cordell Taylor and Isaac Hilton. Coach Taylor has been elected to three Hall of Fames: Western Illinois University, Virginia Union University, and The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Conference.