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January 2016 Luncheon Larry Griffin Former NFL Defensive Back And Photos

January 2016 Luncheon Larry Griffin Former NFL Defensive Back and Photos

Speaking January 11th was Larry Griffin, former American football defensive back.

Larry Griffin was a star athlete in Chesapeake, Virginia, and then played as a receiver for UNC. As a freshman he averaged 19.1 yards per catch. While he caught only 39 passes for seven touchdowns as a Tar Heel, Griffin’s talents were switched over to the defensive side of the ball as a defensive back for the Houston Oilers.

After limited action in his first season with Houston, Griffin spent the rest of his career-seven more pro seasons-as a defensive back for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He finished his career with 13 interceptions. In l992, he even ran an interception back for a touchdown, marking his only NFL TD.

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