FSU All-Time Rankings: No. 49 Larry Key

Just 49 more days to kickoff and we continue our countdown of the Top-75 players in Florida State history with No. 49 Larry Key

Running back Larry Key comes in at No. 49 on our countdown of the Top-75 players in Florida State football history. Key was the first Florida State running back to rush for over 1,000 yards, and he crushed that mark with 1,117 yards. He led the nation in all-purpose yards in 1977 with 1,821 yards. He was an AP Honorable Mention All-American in 1977 and was elected to the Florida State football Hall of Fame in 1984. He finished his career with 2,953 rushing yards and 13 touchdowns along with 568 receiving yards and 5 rushing touchdowns.

He was drafted in the tenth round of the 1978 NFL draft by the Green Bay Packers. He played four years in the CFL and was named an All-star 1979 and 1981.

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