HIGHBAUGH, LARRY E.

LARRY E. HIGHBAUGH

Inducted: June 12, 2014 in Indianapolis, IN

Date of Birth: January 14, 1950 in Indianapolis

High School Attended: Indianapolis Washington    Graduated: 1967

College Attended: Indiana University                   Graduated: 1971

College Honors:  2-year football letterman; 4-year track and field letterman.

Professional Athletic Background: Played for Dallas Cowboys of NFL; also played for British Columbia Lions 1971, 1972 and Edmonton Eskimos 1972-1983 of the Canadian Football League; played defensive back, kick returner, punt returner, wide receiver, and running back in professional career.

Professional Athletic Honors:  Played in 9 Grey Cup games; Eskimos won 6 Grey Cups during his career there; 3-time CFL All-Star; 4-time West Division All-Star; named to Eskimos Wall of Honor 1996; inducted into Canadian Football Hall of Fame 2004; voted one of CFL's Top 50 players of league's modern era by Canadian sports network TSN 2006.

Special Recognition:  After retiring from professional football, became a teacher and coach; currently teaches at South Gwinnett High School in Snellville, Georgia.

Family:  Wife, Manuela; children, Monica, Angela, Tara, Alisa, and Bria.

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