Ten fun facts about Larry Fitzgerald
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He played college football for the University of Pittsburgh, and earned All-American honors.
He worked as a ball boy for the Minnesota Vikings.
He was sent to a military school during his junior year of high school in order to improve academically.
He won 2003 Walter Camp Award as college football's most outstanding player after his sophomore season.Fact 5
The Arizona Cardinals chose Fitzgerald with the third overall pick in the 2004 NFL Draft, and he has played his entire professional career for the team.Fact 6
He has been selected for the Pro Bowl seven times, and currently ranks fifth all-time in NFL history in receiving yards per game for a career (76.0 yards per game), behind Calvin Johnson, Andre Johnson, Torry Holt, and Marvin Harrison.Fact 7
He agreed to an eight-year, $120-million contract extension on August 20, 2011.Fact 8
Fitzgerald has also sought to help improve the health of current and former professional athletes through promoting sleep apnea awareness with Pro Player Health Alliance.Fact 9
He won 2003 Fred Belitnikoff Award as college football's most outstanding receiver.Fact 10
Fitzgerald was featured on the cover of the EA Sports video game NCAAF 2005. He was also one of two players (with Troy Polamalu) who are on the cover of Madden 2010. Click here for more people facts ❯
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