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Larry Rakestraw
Born April 22, 1942 (1942-04-22) (age 67)
Mableton, Georgia
Career information
Year(s) 19661968
NFL Draft 1964 / Round: 8 / Pick: 112
College Georgia
Professional teams
Career stats
TD-INT 4-9
Yards 589
QB Rating 40.7
Stats at
Career highlights and awards
  • No notable achievements

Larry Clyde Rakestraw (born April 22, 1942 in Mableton, Georgia) is a former American football quarterback in the NFL. He played three seasons for the Chicago Bears. Rakestraw attended the University of Georgia where he was a three year starter at quarterback. He is a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity. Larry lives in Suwanee, Ga and has 9 grandchildren.

College records at UGA

Two time All-Southeastern Conference. Passed for more than 3,000 yards. Starting QB as a So, Jr and Sr. Led the SEC in pass completions and passing yardage in his senior year. Senior Bowl most valuable player.

1963 Georgia vs. Miami Orange Bowl

Larry had 407 yards passing against Miami and broke One NCAA record - and 3 SEC records (414 total offense, 25 pass completions, 407 yards passing yards).


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