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He was a standout defensive player at the University of Michigan, where he was a first-team All-American in 2001.
Foote was an All-Big Ten Conference first-team choice by the league's coaches as a junior in 2000, earned second-team honors from the media, he played in every game during his freshman and sophomore season. He majored in physical education in the division of kinesiology.
As a senior in 2001, Foote as a first-team All-American selection by Football News and a second-team selection by The Sporting News as a senior and was a consensus All-Big Ten Conference first team honoree and Defensive Player of the Year, he received the 2001 Roger Zatkoff Award, given to the team's top linebacker.
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.
In March 2008, Foote paid for the funeral of Mark Brown-Williams, a ten-year-old child from Detroit, Michigan, who had drowned after falling through the ice on a tributary of the Rouge River in February. Foote had no pre-existing personal connection to the family, but he was touched after hearing of the tragedy, as he has a son of nearly that age himself and had played on the same frozen river when he was a child.
On June 28, 2008, Foote married Jonelle Massop. The couple have four children together; Jalyn, Tripp, Tramm and Mason. Foote also has a son, Trey, from a previous relationship. His mother's name is Leslie Matthews, he has two sisters, Jennifer and Ciara Matthews.
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.
On March 15, 2010, Foote signed a 3-year, $9.3 million contract to return to the Pittsburgh Steelers. On March 12, 2013, Foote signed another 3-year contract to remain with the Steelers.
On March 5, 2014, Foote was released by the Steelers.
On May 6, 2014, Foote signed with the Arizona Cardinals. The team released him as a procedural move so he could begin his duties as assistant linebackers coach and he officially retired from football prior to the 2015 NFL regular season.
On February 19, 2015, Foote was hired as assistant linebackers coach by the Arizona Cardinals.He was promoted to linebackers coach in 2016.
On January 12, 2019, Foote agreed to terms with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to become their outside linebackers coach, rejoining the staff of Bruce Arians.
Larry married Jonelle Massop on June 28, 2008.
Currently, Larry Foote is 41 years, 0 months and 2 days old. Larry Foote will celebrate 42nd birthday on a Sunday 12th of June 2022. Below we countdown to Larry Foote upcoming birthday.