Larry Strickland
Larry Strickland
Full Name:  Larry Jack Strickland
     Died:  July 15, 2015 in Tallahassee, Fl
   School:  Rickards High School in Tallahassee, Florida


FSU Career
Football
Year  No  Pos     Hgt  Wgt  Cl  Ltr  Hometown
1969  59  LB      6-1  206  So       Tallahassee                 
1970  59  DT      6-1  220  So-R *   Tallahassee                 
1971  59  LB      6-1  205  Jr-R *   Tallahassee                 
1972  59  LB      6-1  220  Sr-R *   Tallahassee                 


Comments
Obituary for Larry Jack Strickland
Published in the Tallahassee Democrat on July 16, 2015

Larry Jack Strickland, 64, died at home with family July 15, 2015. He graduated from Rickard's High School and went on to play football at Florida State University as a linebacker for the Seminoles. He graduated from FSU as an All American 1969-1972, played in the first Fiesta Bowl, team Captain during his Jr.& Sr. years and played in the North/South All State game as Captain.

He worked in construction, residential & commercial. He is predeceased by his parents Roland Strickland Sr. & Bessie Strickland and sister Judy Smith. He is survived by step mother Lona Nichols, 1 daughter Joanna Deeb Strickland, 1 son David Lance Strickland, 2 brothers Rody Strickland (Brenda) and Glen Dewayne Strickland.



Awards
Football
Year  Award
1972  Associated Press - All-American - Honorable Mention


FSU Statistics
Football
Season Statistics
Defense
         |       Tackles        |   Sacks  |    Fumble    |     Pass Defense    | Blkd |   PAT Attempts  |        |         |    |
Year  GP |  ua   a Tot  tfl-yds |   no-yds | ff fr-yds-td | int-yds-td qbh brup | kick |   kick  rsh rcv |   fg   | saf dxp | td | pts
---------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
1969     |   0   0   0  0.0-    |  0.0-    |  0   -  0- 0 |    -  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0   0   0  |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
1970     |  10   8  18  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0   -  0- 0 |    -  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0   0   0  |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
1971     |  71  38 109  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  1   -  0- 0 |    -  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0   0   0  |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
1972     |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0   -  0- 0 |    - 37- 0   0   0  |   1  |   0- 0   0   0  |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
---------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
Tot    0 |  81  46 127  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  1  0-  0- 0 |   0- 37- 0   0   0  |   1  |   0- 0   0   0  |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Offense/Kick and Punt Returns
         |       Rushing        |      Receiving       |         Passing          |     Kick Returns      |     Punt Returns      |  all
Year  GP |  no  yds  avg td lg  |  no  yds  avg td lg  | cmp- att-int  yds td lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  | purp
---------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
1969     |        0  0.0        |           0.0        |    -    -                |           0.0         |           0.0         |     
1970     |        0  0.0        |           0.0        |    -    -                |           0.0         |           0.0         |     
1971     |        0  0.0        |           0.0        |    -    -                |           0.0         |           0.0         |     
1972     |        0  0.0        |           0.0        |    -    -                |           0.0         |           0.0         |     
---------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
Tot    0 |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0-   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |    0
Football
Game Participation
                            |      Starts
1969                        | GP  Off  Def
----------------------------|--------------
Oct 18 TULSA                |  1           
Oct 25 MISSISSIPPI STATE    |  1           
----------------------------|--------------
Tot                         |  2   0    0

                            |      Starts
1970                        | GP  Off  Def
----------------------------|--------------
Sep 19 GEORGIA TECH         |  1           
Sep 26 WAKE FOREST          |  1           
Oct 10 FLORIDA              |  1           
Oct 17 MEMPHIS STATE        |  1           
----------------------------|--------------
Tot                         |  4   0    0

                            |      Starts
1971                        | GP  Off  Def
----------------------------|--------------
Sep 11 SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI |  1       MLB 
Sep 18 MIAMI                |  1       MLB 
Sep 25 KANSAS               |  1       MIKE
Oct  2 VIRGINIA TECH        |  1       MLB 
Oct  9 MISSISSIPPI STATE    |  1       MLB 
Oct 16 FLORIDA              |  1       MLB 
Oct 23 SOUTH CAROLINA       |  1       MLB 
Oct 30 HOUSTON              |  1       MLB 
Nov 13 GEORGIA TECH         |  1       MLB 
Nov 20 TULSA                |  1       MLB 
Nov 27 PITTSBURGH           |  1       MLB 
Dec 27 ARIZONA STATE        |  1       MLB 
----------------------------|--------------
Tot                         | 12   0   12

                            |      Starts
1972                        | GP  Off  Def
----------------------------|--------------
Sep  9 PITTSBURGH           |  1       MLB 
Sep 16 MIAMI                |  1       MLB 
Sep 23 VIRGINIA TECH        |  1       MLB 
Sep 30 KANSAS               |  1       MLB 
Oct  7 FLORIDA              |  1       MLB 
Oct 14 MISSISSIPPI STATE    |  1       MLB 
Oct 21 COLORADO STATE       |  1       MLB 
Oct 28 AUBURN               |  1       MLB 
Nov  4 HOUSTON              |  1       MLB 
Nov 11 TULSA                |  1       MG  
Nov 18 SOUTH CAROLINA       |  1       MLB 
----------------------------|--------------
Tot                         | 11   0   11

----------------------------|--------------
Career Tot                  | 29   0   23
Football
Game Statistics
                            |       Tackles        |   Sacks  |    Fumble    |     Pass Defense    | Blkd |   PAT Attempts  |        |         |    |
1970                        |  ua   a Tot  tfl-yds |   no-yds | ff fr-yds-td | int-yds-td qbh brup | kick |   kick  rsh rcv |   fg   | saf dxp | td | pts
----------------------------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
Oct 30 MIAMI                |   1   0   1  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
----------------------------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
Tot                         |   1   0   1  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |  0    0 |  0 |   0

                            |       Tackles        |   Sacks  |    Fumble    |     Pass Defense    | Blkd |   PAT Attempts  |        |         |    |
1971                        |  ua   a Tot  tfl-yds |   no-yds | ff fr-yds-td | int-yds-td qbh brup | kick |   kick  rsh rcv |   fg   | saf dxp | td | pts
----------------------------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
Sep 18 MIAMI                |   4   1   5  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Oct  2 VIRGINIA TECH        |   6   1   7  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Oct  9 MISSISSIPPI STATE    |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  1-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Oct 30 HOUSTON              |   8   3  11  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
----------------------------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
Tot                         |  18   5  23  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  1-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |  0    0 |  0 |   0

                            |       Tackles        |   Sacks  |    Fumble    |     Pass Defense    | Blkd |   PAT Attempts  |        |         |    |
1972                        |  ua   a Tot  tfl-yds |   no-yds | ff fr-yds-td | int-yds-td qbh brup | kick |   kick  rsh rcv |   fg   | saf dxp | td | pts
----------------------------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
Sep  9 PITTSBURGH           |   5  10  15  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Sep 16 MIAMI                |   7   1   8  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Sep 30 KANSAS               |   3   6   9  2.0-  9 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   2- 14- 0   0   1  |   1  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Nov  4 HOUSTON              |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   1- 12- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Nov 18 SOUTH CAROLINA       |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   1- 11- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
----------------------------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
Tot                         |  15  17  32  2.0-  9 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   4- 37- 0   0   1  |   1  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |  0    0 |  0 |   0

                            |       Rushing        |      Receiving       |         Passing          |     Kick Returns      |     Punt Returns      |  all
1970                        |  no  yds  avg td lg  |  no  yds  avg td lg  | cmp- att-int  yds td lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  | purp
----------------------------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
Oct 30 MIAMI                |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |    -   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0         |   0    0  0.0  0      |     
----------------------------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
Tot                         |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0-   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |    0

                            |       Rushing        |      Receiving       |         Passing          |     Kick Returns      |     Punt Returns      |  all
1971                        |  no  yds  avg td lg  |  no  yds  avg td lg  | cmp- att-int  yds td lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  | purp
----------------------------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
Sep 18 MIAMI                |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |    -   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0         |   0    0  0.0  0      |     
Oct  2 VIRGINIA TECH        |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |    -   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0         |   0    0  0.0  0      |     
Oct  9 MISSISSIPPI STATE    |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |    -   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0         |   0    0  0.0  0      |     
Oct 30 HOUSTON              |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |    -   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0         |   0    0  0.0  0      |     
----------------------------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
Tot                         |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0-   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |    0

                            |       Rushing        |      Receiving       |         Passing          |     Kick Returns      |     Punt Returns      |  all
1972                        |  no  yds  avg td lg  |  no  yds  avg td lg  | cmp- att-int  yds td lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  | purp
----------------------------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
Sep  9 PITTSBURGH           |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |    -   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0         |   0    0  0.0  0      |     
Sep 16 MIAMI                |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |    -   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0         |   0    0  0.0  0      |     
Sep 30 KANSAS               |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |    -   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0         |   0    0  0.0  0      |     
Nov  4 HOUSTON              |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |    -   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0         |   0    0  0.0  0      |     
Nov 18 SOUTH CAROLINA       |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |    -   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0         |   0    0  0.0  0      |     
----------------------------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
Tot                         |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0-   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |    0