Lary on a 1952 Bowman football card
|Safety, punter, return specialist|
|Date of birth:November 24, 1930|
|Place of birth: Fort Worth, Texas|
|Date of death: May 12, 2017(aged 86)|
|Place of death: Fort Worth, Texas|
|College: Texas A&M|
|NFL Draft: 1952 / Round: 3 / Pick: 34|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
|Pro Football Hall of Fame|
Robert Yale Lary, Sr. (November 24, 1930 – May 12, 2017) was an American businessman, politician, and former American football player.
He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1979 and was also selected for the NFL 1950s All-Decade Team. He has also been inducted into the Texas A&M Athletic Hall of Fame, the Texas Sports Hall of Fame, and the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame.
References[change | change source]
- Texas Legislators Past and Present-Yale Lary
- "Yale Lary, 1930-2017". Pro Football Hall of Fame. May 12, 2017. Retrieved May 12, 2017.
- "Lions great, Pro Football Hall of Famer Yale Lary dies at 86". National Football League. May 12, 2017. Retrieved May 12, 2017.