Larry Highbaugh

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Larry Highbaugh
No. 13
Date of birth (1950-01-14)January 14, 1950
Place of birth Indianapolis, Indiana
Date of death March 21, 2017(2017-03-21) (aged 67)
Place of death Snellville, Georgia
Career information
CFL status International
Position(s) DB
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg)
College Indiana
Career history
As player
19711972 BC Lions
19721983 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 (January 14, 1950 – March 21, 2017) was a 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.[1]

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 taught at South Gwinnett High School. Located in Snellville, Georgia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Former Edmonton Eskimo star Larry Highbaugh dies". cbc.ca. Retrieved 22 March 2017.