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Larry Burton
Wide receiver
Jersey #(s)
80, 87
Born December 15, 1951 (1951-12-15) (age 58)
Northampton, Virginia
Career information
Year(s) 19751979
NFL Draft 1975 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7
College Purdue University
Professional teams
Career stats
Receptions 44
Receiving yards 804
Touchdowns 7
Stats at
Career highlights and awards
  • No notable achievements

Lawrence Godfrey "Larry" Burton, Jr. (born December 15, 1951 in Northampton, Virginia) is a former professional American football player who was selected by the New Orleans Saints in the first round (7th overall) of the 1975 NFL Draft. A wide receiver from Purdue University, he played in the NFL for five seasons for the Saints and the San Diego Chargers from 1975 to 1979. Despite having over 250 receiving yard in each of his first two seasons, he was never able to become a regular starter for any team.

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