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Larry Crawford
No. 28
Position:Defensive back
Personal information
Born: (1959-12-18) December 18, 1959 (age 62)
Miami, Florida, U.S.
Career information
College:Iowa State
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • CFL All-Star: 1983, 1984, 1986, 1987
  • Grey Cup champion - 1985

Larry Crawford (born December 18, 1959) is an American former Canadian football player. He played in the Canadian Football League for nine years. Crawford played defensive back for the BC Lions and Toronto Argonauts from 1981-1989.[1][2] He was a CFL All-Star four times and was a part of the Lions Grey Cup championship team in 1985. He played college football at the Iowa State University. He is a graduate of Miami Palmetto High School and was a teammate of Tom Foley, currently the third-base coach for the Tampa Bay Rays.

He is currently the defensive back and wide receiver coach at Valley Christian High School located in Cerritos, California.

Crawford's son, J. P. Crawford, is a professional baseball player for the Seattle Mariners.[3]


  1. ^ "HISTORY >> Year by Year >> 1980-89". Official Site of the BC Lions. Archived from the original on 4 March 2012.
  2. ^ Matsumoto, Rick (September 1, 1989). "Argos release defensive back Larry Crawford". Toronto Star. pp. B.4. Retrieved 31 May 2011.
  3. ^ Ryan Fagan. "MLB Draft 2013: Get to know high school prospect J.P. Crawford - MLB". Sporting News. Retrieved 2013-06-06.