Larry Canada
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1954-12-16) December 16, 1954 (age 65)
Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois
Career information
College: Wisconsin
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*Denver Broncos (19781979, 1981)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Career NFL statistics as of 1981
Rushing attempts     148
Rushing yards     621
Receptions     12
Receiving yards     110
Kick returns     5
Touchdowns     7
Stats at NFL.com

Larry Canada (born December 16, 1954) is a former American football running back in the National Football League and the United States Football League. He played professionally for the Denver Broncos, Denver Gold, Chicago Blitz, and the San Antonio Gunslingers.

Early life[edit | edit source]

Canada was born in Chicago, Illinois and attended Austin High School.[1] He played college football at University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Professional career[edit | edit source]

He played three seasons in the NFL with the Denver Broncos in 1978, 1979 and 1981.[2] After leaving the NFL, he played in the United States Football League for the Denver Gold (1983), [3] the Chicago Blitz (1984-1985)[4] and the San Antonio Gunslingers (1985).[5][6]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Larry Canada". databaseFootball.com. Archived from the original on April 8, 2013. https://web.archive.org/web/20130408081221/http://databasefootball.com/players/playerpage.htm?ilkid=CANADLAR01. Retrieved January 1, 2014.
  2. "Larry Canada". Pro-Football-Reference.com. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/C/CanaLa00.html. Retrieved January 1, 2014.
  3. "Denver Gold". USFL.Info. http://www.usfl.info/gold/. Retrieved January 1, 2014.
  4. "Chicago Blitz". USFL.Info. http://www.usfl.info/blitz/1984stats.html. Retrieved January 1, 2014.
  5. "San Antonio Gunslingers". USFL.Info. http://www.usfl.info/gunslingers/roster.html. Retrieved January 1, 2014.
  6. "Badgers In Pro Football". Wisconsin Badgers Official Store. Archived from the original on January 2, 2014. https://web.archive.org/web/20140102191659/http://www.uwbadgers.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/Badgers-In-Pro-Football.html. Retrieved January 1, 2014.

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