| Defensive Tackle|
| Concordia College|
| (1942-03-13) March 13, 1942 (age 73)|
1964 / Round: 10 / Pick: 133
Gary Larson's Tales from the Far Side
Doris Larson, Verner Larson
Washington State University, Curtis Senior High School
Reuben Award for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year
The Complete Far Side, The Far Side Gallery, The Far Side Gallery 3, The Far Side Gallery 5, The Far Side Gallery 2
Bill Watterson, Marv Newland, Jim Davis, Rube Goldberg, Dennis Heaton
Fargo, North Dakota
Gary Larsen (born March 13, 1942) was a defensive tackle in the NFL and played college football at Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota. He started his NFL career in 1964 with the Los Angeles Rams and then became a part of the famous Purple People Eaters for the Minnesota Vikings from 1965 through 1974. He was selected to two Pro Bowls and played in Super Bowls IV, VIII and IX.
He was known as the "policeman", the player who covered the run while Eller, Marshall, and Page attacked the quarterback. According to Minnesota Viking records, he recorded 38.5 sacks in his 11-year career.
Gary Larsen Wikipedia