Larry Wilson

Free Safety

Larry Wilson

13 seasons
6 All-NFL
8 Pro Bowls
52 career interceptions
800 return yards

13

seasons

6

All-NFL

8

Pro Bowls

52

career interceptions

800

return yards
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"In a football game, you’ve only got 60 minutes to prove what kind of player you are. Forty-nine minutes aren’t enough. You’ve got to give 100% on every play.”

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(Utah)...6'0'', 190...Larry Frank Wilson. . .Two-way star at Utah, No. 7 draft pick, 1960. . . Cat-like defender, exceptional team leader. . . Became NFL's top free safety, made "safety blitz" famous. . . All-NFL six times. . . Played in eight Pro Bowl games. . .Had steals in seven straight games, led NFL interceptors, 1966. . .Once intercepted pass with both hands in casts. . . Had 52 career interceptions. . .Born March 24, 1938, in Rigby, Idaho.