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Henry Lawrence
No. 70
Position:Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1951-09-26) September 26, 1951 (age 72)
Danville, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:272 lb (123 kg)
Career information
High school:Lincoln Memorial
(Palmetto, Florida)
College:Florida A&M
NFL draft:1974 / Round: 1 / Pick: 19
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:187
Games started:148
Fumble recoveries:9
Player stats at · PFR

Henry Lawrence (born September 26, 1951) is an American former professional football offensive tackle who played for 13 seasons with the Oakland / Los Angeles Raiders of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the Florida A&M Rattlers. A twice Pro Bowl selection, he won three Super Bowls with the Raiders.[1]


Lawrence played in Super Bowl XI and was a starter in Super Bowl XV and Super Bowl XVIII for the Raiders earning three Super Bowl Championship Rings. Lawrence is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity. At the 2010 Alpha Phi Alpha Convention, Henry was the recipient of the Jesse Owens Achievement Award for his athletic excellence.

Lawrence features in the documentary film Through the Tunnel about Lincoln Memorial High School in Palmetto, Florida. He and his coach, Eddie Shannon, made the transition to Manatee High School in the wake of desegregation.

Lawrence has five children: Ishmael Lawrence, Isaac Lawrence, Juliet Lawrence, Itanza Lawrence and Portia Whitaker.