|Date of birth:||October 5, 1951|
|Place of birth:||Detroit, Michigan|
|High school:||Cincinnati, Ohio|
Larry Cipa (born October 5, 1951) is a former American football quarterback. He played college football for the Michigan Wolverines from 1971 to 1973 and professional football for the New Orleans Saints from 1974 to 1975.
University of MichiganEdit
Cipa played at the quarterback position for the Michigan Wolverines football team from 1971 to 1973. He was a backup to Dennis Franklin in 1972 and 1973, starting only one game at quarterback. During his time at Michigan, Cipa appeared in 19 games and completed 24 of 71 passes for 360 yards, five interceptions, and three touchdowns.
Cipa was selected by the New Orleans Saints in the 15th round (373rd overall pick) of the 1974 NFL Draft. He played for the Saints from 1974 to 1975, appearing in 28 games, eight of them as the team's starting quarterback. He appeared in his first game as a starter in December 1974 after injuries to Archie Manning and Bobby Scott.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "Larry Cipa". profootballreference.com. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/C/CipaLa00.htm.
- ↑ "1971 Football Team". University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library. http://bentley.umich.edu/athdept/football/fbteam/1971fbt.htm.
- ↑ "1973 Football Team". University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library. http://bentley.umich.edu/athdept/football/fbteam/1973fbt.htm.
- ↑ "Michigan Football Statistic Archive Query Page". University of Michigan. Archived from the original on 2007-11-12. https://web.archive.org/web/20071112175906/http://stats.ath.umich.edu/football/footstart.php.
- ↑ "Rookie Larry Cipa Will Start Sunday". Gettysburg Times. December 5, 1974. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=hYQlAAAAIBAJ&sjid=sPIFAAAAIBAJ&pg=4166,2243395&dq=larry+cipa&hl=en.
- ↑ "Rookie QB Cipa Saints' Starter". Los Angeles Times. December 5, 1974.
- ↑ "Bucs Acquire Saints' Cipa". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. July 2, 1976. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=5-QhAAAAIBAJ&sjid=OGcEAAAAIBAJ&pg=5626,796879&dq=larry+cipa&hl=en.
- ↑ "Bay Bucs Place Cipa on Waivers". Daytona Beach Morning Journal. July 5, 1976. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=VXE0AAAAIBAJ&sjid=H8oEAAAAIBAJ&pg=2986,1543196&dq=larry+cipa&hl=en.