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Larry McCarren
Date of birth: November 9, 1951 (1951-11-09) (age 58)
Place of birth: Park Forest, Illinois
Career information
Position(s): Center
College: Illinois
NFL Draft: 1973 / Round: 12 / Pick 308
Organizations
 As player:
1973-1984 Green Bay Packers
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls: 2
Honors: Packers Hall of Fame
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Laurence Anthony McCarren (born November 9, 1951 in Park Forest, Illinois) is a former American football center who played for twelve seasons in the National Football League with the Green Bay Packers. He earned the nickname the "Rock" after he started 162 consecutive games, which is the team's fourth longest consecutive games start streak as of May 2008.[1] He played in two NFL Pro Bowls in 1982 and 1983.[1] He was inducted in the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame in 1992.[1]

He became the head sportscaster in 1988 at WFRV-TV in Green Bay, Wisconsin. He hosts "Larry McCarren's Locker Room" during the NFL season, which includes player interviews, highlights, and breakdowns of game film. McCarren began as a color commentator and game analyst on the "Packers Radio Network" with Jim Irwin and Max McGee in 1995, and has been teamed with play by play voice Wayne Larrivee on radio broadcasts since 1999.[1] He was named the Wisconsin Sportscaster of the Year in 1994, 1996, 2002, and 2007 by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e Packers Hall Of Fame Banquet Sold Out on WFRV; Retrieved June 8, 2008

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