Larry Eisenhauer

  • DE, #72
  • Height: 6-5 Weight: 250
  • Yrs/Pat: 9
  • School: Boston College

    Career Highlights

    • Three times All-AFL and four times Eastern All-Star
    • Was heading for further All-League honors in ’67 when a knee injury put him out for the remainder of the year
    • Comeback attempt in ’68 fell short because knee failed to respond fully
    • Going into ’69, “Ike” appeared ready for a full return to the famed bulling, bashing pass rush style that earned him the nickname of “The Wild Man”
    • “I’ve never seen anyone get so keyed up before a game,” says teammate Tom Neville … two years ago put hole in Buffalo locker room wall with helmet as he prepared for game
    • Went out that same afternoon and was named AFL Lineman of the Week
    • Often hosted defensive linemates Houston Antwine and Jim Hunt on his fishing boat as a way of “relaxing” between games
    • Carrying on the tradition of many Boston College linemen who made it big in the pros.
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