Larry Fitzgerald was highly touted as one of the best wide receivers in college football during his days at the University of Pittsburgh. Many players come into the pros and never live up to the billing they received in high school. This was definitely not the case with Fitzgerald as he developed into one of the best, some even call him the best overall, wide receiver in the entire NFL.
Here is a look at five things you may not know about Cardinals Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald.
-Larry Fitzgerald is the second player ever, along with former Seattle Seahawks running back Shaun Alexander, to appear on the cover of two different EA Sports football video games (NCAA Football 2005 and Madden 2010).
-Larry Fitzgerald set a record in college by scoring at least one touchdown in at 18 straight football games.
-Fitzgerald only played two seasons of college football at the University of Pittsburgh, but was still able to set the school record for career receiving touchdowns with 34.
-On the way to Super Bowl XLIII, Larry Fitzgerald set the record for most touchdown receptions in a conference championship game with three. He caught all three of those passes in the first half.
-Through the 2009 season, six different quarterbacks have thrown touchdown passes to Larry Fitzgerald: Kurt Warner, Josh McCown, Matt Leinart, Brian St. Pierre, John Navarre, and Shaun King.