Larry Foote Speaker Profile
Linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers
Larry Foote Biography
Larry Foote was born June 12, 1980 and is a linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Steelers in the fourth round of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at Michigan.
Foote has also played briefly for the Detroit Lions. He earned two Super Bowl rings with the Steelers in Super Bowl XL and Super Bowl XLIII.
Foote was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fourth round (128th overall) in the 2002 NFL Draft. In his rookie year, he played in 14 games recording 20 tackles. The following year, saw him play more of a role on special teams but he finished the season with six tackles. In 2004, Foote had a very solid year for the Steelers registering 69 tackles, three sacks and his first career interception. He had a breakout year in 2005. He started all 16 regular season games for the Steelers, recording 102 tackles and three quarterback sacks. Foote also had a key interception of Denver Broncos quarterback Jake Plummer during the 2005 AFC Championship Game. The Broncos, trailing in the game, returned a Steelers kick to midfield which threatened to shift the momentum away from the Steelers. However on the next play from scrimmage, Foote intercepted Plummer's pass and effectively ended the Broncos rally. Foote and the Steelers won Super Bowl XL two weeks later. The 2006 season was another good one for Foote as he finished with 90 tackles, a career-high four sacks and one interception. In the 2007 season, he made 81 tackles, three sacks and one interception.
Foote was released by Pittsburgh on May 4, 2009, ending a seven-year career with the Steelers that included two Super Bowl titles. Foote had requested the release due to his diminishing playing time with the team after they drafted Lawrence Timmons in 2007.
Foote signed a one-year deal with his hometown Detroit Lions on May 6, 2009. He wore number 55, since the number 50, the number he wore in Pittsburgh, was worn by linebacker Ernie Sims.Second stint with Steelers
On March 15, 2010, Foote signed a 3-year, $9.3 million contract to return to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
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