Larry Highbaugh

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Larry Highbaugh
Date of birth: (1950-01-14) January 14, 1950 (age 64)
Place of birth: Indianapolis, Indiana
Career information
Status: Retired
CFL status: International
Position(s): DB
Height: 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight: 175 lb (79 kg)
College: Indiana
Organizations
As player:
1971-1972
1972-1983
BC Lions
Edmonton Eskimos
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 1973, 1974, 1977
CFL West All-Star: 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977
Honors: 1996 - Edmonton Eskimos Wall of Honour
Records:

Eskimos Records

  • Longest Kick Return (118) - October 17, 1976
  • Longest Punt Return (116) - October 26, 1975
  • Most Interceptions – Career (66)
  • Most Interception Return Yards – Career (770)
  • Most Kick Return Touchdowns – Career (3)
Career stats

Larry Highbaugh (born January 14, 1950 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is a former defensive back for the British Columbia Lions from 1971–1972 and the Edmonton Eskimos from 1972-1983 of the Canadian Football League. He won six Grey Cups for the Eskimos and was a three-time CFL All-Star.

Highbaugh was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 2004 and in November, 2006, he was voted one of the CFL's Top 50 players (#38) of the league's modern era by Canadian sports network TSN.

He is currently a teacher at South Gwinnett High School.