Eric Laakso

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Eric Laakso
No. 65, 68
Position: Tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1956-11-29)November 29, 1956
Place of birth: New York City, New York
Date of death: December 25, 2010(2010-12-25) (aged 54)
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 285 lb (129 kg)
Career information
High school: Killingly (Conn.)
College: Tulane
NFL Draft: 1978 / Round: 4 / Pick: 106
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games Played: 86
Games Started: 61

Eric Henry Laakso (November 29, 1956 – December 25, 2010) was a NFL offensive tackle and guard who played seven seasons with the Miami Dolphins, a tenure which included two Super Bowls. After high school at Killingly in Danielson, CT he attended Tulane University where he majored in civil engineering and played Offensive Tackle from 1975 to 1977 and was honored as the 1976–77 Tulane Athlete of the year. Laakso was selected 106th overall by the Dolphins in the fourth round of the 1978 NFL Draft. Laakso resided in South Florida and was active with NFL Alumni functions.

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