Dick Lasse

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Dick Lasse
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Lasse in 1958
Born: (1935-11-13) November 13, 1935 (age 85)
Quincy, Massachusetts
Career information
Position(s) Linebacker
College Syracuse
NFL draft 1958 / Round: 6 / Pick: 68
Career history
As player
1958–1959 Pittsburgh Steelers
1960–1961 Washington Redskins
1962 New York Giants
1963 Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Career stats

Richard Stephen Lasse (born November 13, 1935) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) and college football coach. He graduated from Worcester Academy in 1954.

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Professional playing career

Lasse played for five years in the National Football League [1] for the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Washington Redskins, and the New York Giants. [2] Before entering the NFL, he played college football at Syracuse University. [3]

Coaching career

Curry

Lasse had his first college coaching job at Curry College in Milton, Massachusetts. [4] Lasse was the first football coach and started the program in 1965 with an inaugural win-less season of 0–5. He coach at Curry for until 1968 and accumulated a record of 3–19. [5]

Geneva

Lasse was the 27th head football coach at Geneva College located in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania and he held that position for two seasons, from 1974 until 1975. His coaching record at Geneva was 1–17.

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References

  1. Database Football Archived October 15, 2007, at the Wayback Machine 1958 NFL Player Draft
  2. Database Football Archived February 17, 2010, at the Wayback Machine Dick Lasse NFL Records
  3. Syracuse Herald Journal "Sports" September 30, 1955
  4. St. Petersburg Times "Lasse Appointed Coach at Geneva" January 12, 1974
  5. Curry College Athletics Archived May 29, 2010, at the Wayback Machine 2008 Football Media Guide