Robert Traylor

21 Dec 1996:  Center Robert Traylor of the Michigan Wolverines looks on during a game against the Arizona Wildcats at The Palace in Auburn Hills, Michigan.  Michigan won the game in overtime, 73-71. Mandatory Credit: Julian Gonzalez  /Allsport

Terry Foster: Giving Robert Traylor His Nickname

Let me tell you a story that few know about and many others do not believe. I was the guy who gave Robert “Tractor” Traylor his nickname when he was a high school junior at Detroit Murray-Wright.

97.1 The Ticket–05/11/2011

13 Dec 1997: Center Robert Traylor of the Michigan Wolverines looks on during a game against the Duke Blue Devils at Crisler Arena in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Michigan won the game 81-73. Credit: Matthew Stockman /Allsport

Robert “Tractor” Traylor Found Dead

Robert “Tractor” Traylor, the bruising power forward who starred at the University of Michigan and played seven seasons in the NBA, was found dead on Wednesday, May 11. Traylor was 34 years old.

97.1 The Ticket–05/11/2011

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