Larry Brink
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1923-09-12) September 12, 1923 (age 96)
Career information
College: Northern Illinois
NFL Draft: 1948 / Round: 17 / Pick: 150
Debuted in 1948 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 1954 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Games played     82
Fumbles recovered     8
Touchdowns     1
Stats at
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Lawrence Raymond Brink (born September 12, 1923) is a former American football defensive lineman who played seven seasons in the National Football League.

Early life and educationEdit

Brink was born in Milaca, Minnesota on September 12, 1923, to Garrett and Anna (Ruis) Brink.[1] He attended Foley High School in Foley, Minnesota. After military service in World War II, Brink went to Northern Illinois University, where he played college football for the Huskies from 1945 to 1947. He played with three other future NFL players on the 1946 team that won the Illinois Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship, with an 8–2–0 record. The team went on to the Turkey Bowl, losing to Evanston in the Huskies' first post-season game.[2] He graduated in 1948 with a B.S. in education.[3] In 1978, Brink was one of the charter inductees of the NIU Athletics Hall of Fame.[4]


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