Larry Lee (American football)

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Larry Lee
Date of birth (1959-09-10) September 10, 1959 (age 57)
Place of birth Dayton, Ohio
Career information
Position(s) Center
College UCLA
NFL draft 1981 / Round: 5 / Pick: 129
Career history
As player
1981–1985 Detroit Lions
1985–1986 Miami Dolphins
1987–1988 Denver Broncos
Career stats

Larry Dwayne Lee (born September 10, 1959) is a former American football center who played eight seasons in the National Football League (NFL).


Larry was born in Dayton, Ohio, where he attended Nettie Lee Roth High School. After playing football at UCLA, Larry was selected by the Detroit Lions in the fifth round of the 1981 NFL draft. He was an offensive lineman for the Lions, the Miami Dolphins and the Denver Broncos through 1988.[1]

After he retired from the NFL, he later became the vice president of football operations for the Detroit Lions. Interested in funk music from an early age, Lee formed a band, Back in the Day, after his playing career was over.[2]


  1. ^ "Larry Lee". Retrieved July 4, 2015. 
  2. ^ "The library gets down and gets funky - Dayton's funk roots". Dayton Metro Library. Retrieved July 4, 2015. 

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