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College:  Tulane
Weight  129 kg
Games Played:  86
Education  Tulane University
Name  Eric Laakso
Positions  Tackle
Height  1.93 m

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Date of birth:  (1956-11-29)November 29, 1956
Place of birth:  New York City, New York
Date of death:  December 25, 2010(2010-12-25) (aged 54)
NFL draft:  1978 / Round: 4 / Pick: 106
Died  December 25, 2010, Pompano Beach, Florida, United States

Eric Henry Laakso (November 29, 1956 – December 25, 2010) was a NFL offensive tackle and guard who played seven seasons with the Miami Dolphins, a tenure which included two Super Bowls. After high school at Killingly in Danielson, CT he attended Tulane University where he majored in civil engineering and played Offensive Tackle from 1975 to 1977 and was honored as the 1976–77 Tulane Athlete of the year. Laakso was selected 106th overall by the Dolphins in the fourth round of the 1978 NFL Draft. Laakso resided in South Florida and was active with NFL Alumni functions.

Eric Laakso Friends Family Remember Late Dolphins OL Eric Laakso on Wednesday

Career highlights

  • Tulane Offensive Tackle 1975–77
  • 1976–77 Tulane Athlete of the year
  • 4th round Draft Pick 106th overall, 1978, Miami
  • Miami Dolphins(#68) Offensive Tackle 1978–1984
  • Super Bowl XVII (1982)
  • Super Bowl XIX (1984)
  • Tulane Athletics Hall of Fame 1991
  • References

    Eric Laakso Wikipedia

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