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  Larry Seiple

Larry Seiple

Player Profile

Allentown, PA

Offensive Coordinator


25 years of experience

Coaching Experience

Joined FAU in the Spring 2000
1998-99, Miami Dolphins (Assistant Coach/Quarterbacks)
1988-97, Miami Dolphins (Assistant Coach/Wide Receivers)
1985-86, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Assistant Coach/Receivers)
1980-84, Detroit Lions

Bowl Games as a Coach/Player

Blue/Gray Game (Player)
NFL Super Bowls VI, VII, and VIII (Player)

Coaching Acomplishments

Worked with one of the NFL's most prolific offenses with the Miami Dolphins.

Florida Atlantic

Began working with the program as a mentor to the young quarterback core. In the program's inaugural season he allowed the best to step forward and saw Jared Allen end the season with a rank of 70th nationally in passing efficiency. 2002 saw the offensive line decimated with injury and the team end the season with its seventh running back. Despite it all the offense continued to improve and may have played its most productive game the final game of the season. 2003 saw the offense come together as it came of age. FAU marched to an 11-3 record a no. 4 national ranking by outscoring opponents by nearly 100 points. The Owls averaged 244.1 yards in the air and 127.7 yards on the ground. The squad eclipsed every offensive team mark in its third year of existence. The quarterback core was ranked no. 2 nationally in passing efficiency.

Playing Career

Played 11 seasons with the Miami Dolphins (1967-77)...7th round draft pick...played in 149 regular-season games for Miami (11th most in team history) as a punter, tight end, wide receiver and running back...finished career with 72 receptions for 935 yards (13.0 average) and seven season was in 1969 when he led the Dolphins in receiving with 41 catches for 577 yards (14.1 average) and five touchdowns...also had 16 carries for 159 yards in his career...a member of both Miami Super Bowl championship teams...including the 1972 club which went 17-0, the only team in NFL history to go undefeated...holds the Dolphins record for most career punts (633) and his career punting average (40.0 yards) is fourth-best in team history...most memorable exploit, as a Dolphin, came against Pittsburgh in 1972 AFC Championship game when his 37-yard run on a fake punt set up Miami's first touchdown in 27-17 victory...collegiately, Seiple played for the University of Kentucky.

Prominent Players Coached

QB - Dan Mario - HOlds over 20 NFL passing records
WR - Mark Clayton - Dolphin's all-time yards leader
WR - Irving Fryar - Leading receiver for two years with the Dolphins
TE - Keith Jackson - 1994 Pro-Bowl participant

Personal Information
Birthdate: February 14, 1945
Hometown: Allentown, PA
Education: University of Kentucky
Marital Status: Wife Trudy
Children: Keri Lyn (35), Larry (33), Lori Ann (31)
Grandchildren: Austyn (10) and Terry (10).

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