Mialik was drafted in the twelfth round of the 1972 NFL Draft by the Atlanta Falcons and would be with the team for four credited seasons. He played with the San Diego Chargers during the 1976 NFL season. He is a vested NFL alumni.
He played at the collegiate level at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he was an 1st team All Big Ten selection as a tight end as well as an Associated Press honorable mention All-American.
Larry also participated in four America's Cup campaigns and was a member of the winning crew with America3 in 1992.