lawrence taylor dwts Lawrence Taylor on 'Dancing With the Stars': A look backBefore “Dancing With the Stars” had NFL representation with current contestant Chad Ochocinco, there was NFL Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor.

Those were better times, huh, LT?

Taylor is currently facing rape charges, which he denies — but just last year he enjoyed a seven-week run as a contestant on ABC’s hit show during Season 8.

While Taylor wasn’t the best dancer, his fans kept him around — that is, up until Week 7. His waltz, danced to Journey’s “Open Arms,” got him booted from the competition on April 21, 2009.

Below are clips of Taylor dancing the quickstep (Week 2) and the waltz that got him eliminated (Week 7) with partner Edyta Sliwinska:

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Lawrence Taylor, former ‘Dancing With the Stars’ contestant, arrested in rape probe Photo credit: ABC