Larry Garron

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Larry Garron
No. 40, 46 (1960)
Personal information
Date of birth: (1937-05-23) May 23, 1937 (age 77)
Place of birth: Marks, Mississippi
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Weight: 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
College: Western Illinois
Debuted in 1960 for the Boston Patriots
Last played in 1968 for the Boston Patriots
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • AFL All-Star (1961, 1963, 1964, 1967)
  • Boston Patriots All-Time AFL (1960's Decade) Team
Career NFL statistics
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Larry Garron is an American former collegiate and Professional Football player. A fullback, he played college football at Western Illinois University, and played professionally in the American Football League for the Boston Patriots from 1960 through 1968. He holds the team record run of 85 yards from scrimmage, set in a game against the Buffalo Bills on October 22, 1961. He averaged 5.9 yards per carry in 1962 and accounted for 1,168 total yards from scrimmage in 1963. Garron was an American Football League All-Star in 1961, 1963, 1964 and 1967, and a member of the Patriots' All-1960s (AFL) Team.

For one season, along with Bob Fourace, he served as a color commentator for New England Patriots preseason games.

At the same time Larry Garron was on the Patriots he studied various forms of martial arts. He holds rank in Kenpō (fist law), Hakkō-ryū Jujutsu, Gōjū-ryū (hard soft system), Shintō Musō-ryū, Yoshitsune Jujitsu, and Taekwondo.

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Preceded by
Ron Burton
Boston Patriots Leading Rusher
Succeeded by
Jim Nance