Larry Savage
No. 52
Position:Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1957-06-18) June 18, 1957 (age 63)
Connellsville, Pennsylvania
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school:Howland (OH)
College:Michigan State
NFL Draft:1980 / Round: 8 / Pick: 216
Career history
* Dallas Cowboys ( 1980)*
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
CFL status:Import
Career highlights and awards
* Honorable-mention All-Big Ten (1979)
Career CFL statistics
Games played:1
Player stats at NFL.com

Lawrence Edward Savage (born June 18, 1957) is a former American football linebacker in the Canadian Football League for the Toronto Argonauts. He played college football at Michigan State University.

Early years[edit | edit source]

Savage attended Howland High School, where he was a starter at defensive end.

He accepted a football scholarship from Michigan State University. As a freshman, he suffered a knee injury and was lost for the season. As a sophomore, he was a backup at inside linebacker.

As a junior, he was named a starter at outside linebacker and helped the team achieve a Big Ten co-championship. He finished his college career with 12 sacks (fourth in school history), 3 interceptions and 4 fumble recoveries.[1]

Professional career[edit | edit source]

Dallas Cowboys[edit | edit source]

Savage was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the eighth round (216th overall) of the 1980 NFL Draft.[2] He was waived on August 25.[3]

Cleveland Browns[edit | edit source]

In 1981, he was signed as a free agent by the Cleveland Browns. He was released on August 18.[4]

Toronto Argonauts (CFL)[edit | edit source]

In August 1981, he was signed as a free agent by the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. He was released on September 11.[5]

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