Larry Tharpe
No. 71     
Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1970-11-19) November 19, 1970 (age 49)
Place of birth: Macon, Georgia
Career information
College: Tennessee State
NFL Draft: 1992 / Round: 6 / Pick: 145
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Detroit Lions ( 1992 1994)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Games played     76
Games started     48
Fumble recoveries     1
Stats at

Larry James Tharpe (born November 19, 1970 in Macon, Georgia) is a former American football offensive tackle in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the sixth round (145th overall) of the 1992 NFL Draft after playing college football at Tennessee State.

After two seasons with the Lions, Tharpe played one season for the Arizona Cardinals, then returned to the Lions for another two seasons, and finished his career with the Pittsburgh Steelers for one final season.



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