Larry Todd (American football)

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Larry Todd
Born(1942-10-07)October 7, 1942
DiedOctober 17, 1990(1990-10-17) (aged 48)
Alma materArizona State
Weight185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)

Larry Todd (October 7, 1942 – October 17, 1990) was an American football running back in the American Football League and National Football League who played for the Oakland Raiders. He played college football for the Arizona State Sun Devils. [1] Larry spent his post-football years working for the Alameda County Social Services department until his death from cancer in 1990. [2]

American football Team field sport

American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end. The offense, which is the team controlling the oval-shaped football, attempts to advance down the field by running with or passing the ball, while the defense, which is the team without control of the ball, aims to stop the offense's advance and aims to take control of the ball for themselves. The offense must advance at least ten yards in four downs, or plays, and otherwise they turn over the football to the defense; if the offense succeeds in advancing ten yards or more, they are given a new set of four downs. Points are primarily scored by advancing the ball into the opposing team's end zone for a touchdown or kicking the ball through the opponent's goalposts for a field goal. The team with the most points at the end of a game wins.

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American Football League Professional football league that merged with National Football League in 1970

The American Football League (AFL) was a major professional American football league that operated for ten seasons from 1960 until 1969, when it merged with the older National Football League (NFL). The upstart AFL operated in direct competition with the more established NFL throughout its existence. It was more successful than earlier rivals to the NFL with the same name, the 1926, 1936 and 1940 leagues, and the later All-America Football Conference.

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  1. "Larry Todd". Retrieved 2019-02-24.
  2. Los Angeles Times