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Larry Key

Larry Key
Date of birth: (1956-07-12) July 12, 1956 (age 57)
Place of birth: Inverness, Florida
Career information
Position(s): RB
College: Florida State
NFL Draft: 1978 / Round: 10 / Pick: 256
Drafted by: Green Bay Packers
As player:
1978-1982 BC Lions
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 1979, 1981
Honors: FSU Football Hall of Fame (1984)

Larry Key (born July 12, 1956 in Inverness, Florida) was a Canadian Football League running back for the British Columbia Lions from 1978 through 1982. He was an All-Star in 1979 and 1981.

Key was the first Florida State Seminoles player to rush for 1,000 yards when he gained 1,117 in 1977. His 97-yard run in a 1976 game against VPI is the record for the longest run ever by a Seminole. Key also set four kick return records and was the national leader in all-purpose yardage in 1977.[1] He was inducted into the FSU Football Hall of Fame in 1984.[2]


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