Larry Rakestraw

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Larry Rakestraw
Position: Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1942-04-22) April 22, 1942 (age 74)
Place of birth: Mableton, Georgia
Career information
College: Georgia
NFL Draft: 1964 / Round: 8 / Pick: 112
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
TD-INT: 4-9
Yards: 589
QB Rating: 40.7
Player stats at

Larry Clyde Rakestraw (born April 22, 1942) is a former American football quarterback in the NFL. He played three seasons for the Chicago Bears. Rakestraw attended the University of Georgia where he was a three-year starter at quarterback. He is a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity. Larry lives in Suwanee, Ga and has 9 grandchildren. He has been inducted into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame.[2]

College records at UGA

Two time All-Southeastern Conference. Passed for more than 3,000 yards. Starting QB as a So, Jr and Sr. Led the SEC in pass completions and passing yardage in his senior year. Senior Bowl most valuable player.

1963 Georgia vs. Miami

Larry had 407 yards passing against Miami and broke one NCAA record - and 3 SEC records (414 total offense, 25 pass completions, 407 yards passing yards).