If you are a fan of American football, you might have heard of two players named Larry Little and Greg Little. Both of them have played in the National Football League (NFL) as offensive linemen, but are they related by blood? The answer is no, they are not. Here is why.
Who is Larry Little?
Larry Little is a former professional football player who was an offensive guard in the NFL. He played college football at Bethune–Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida. He signed with the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 1967. After two years in San Diego, he was then traded to the Miami Dolphins where he played for the rest of his career, establishing himself as one of the best offensive guards in the NFL
Little was a five-time Pro Bowl selection, and a seven-time first- or second-team all-pro. He was part of a dominant Miami Dolphins offensive line that was instrumental in the Miami Dolphins winning Super Bowl VII during their perfect season in 1972, and Super Bowl VIII the following year. He was elected to the NFL 1970s All-Decade Team, a member of the Miami Dolphins Honor Roll, and was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1993
Who is Greg Little
Greg Little is a current professional football player who is an offensive tackle in the NFL. He played college football at Ole Miss from 2016 to 2018. He was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the second round with the 37th overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft
He played in four games, starting three at left tackle, for the Panthers before being placed on injured reserve on December 14, 2019. He was placed on the active/physically unable to perform list at the start of training camp on July 28, 2020, and was moved back to the active roster four days later. He started three games at left tackle before being placed on injured reserve again on December 17, 2020
On August 17, 2021, he was traded to the Miami Dolphins for a 2022 seventh-round pick
Although they share the same last name and play for the same team, Larry Little and Greg Little are not related by blood. They have different backgrounds, origins, and ages. Larry Little was born on November 2, 1945, in Groveland, Georgia. He is 77 years old as of 2023. Greg Little was born on November 4, 1997, in Allen, Texas. He is 25 years old as of 2023
There is no evidence that they have any familial connection or that they are distant relatives. They are simply two players who happen to have the same surname and play the same position for the same franchise.
Larry Little and Greg Little are both NFL players who play as offensive linemen for the Miami Dolphins. However, they are not related by blood. They have different backgrounds, origins, and ages. They are just two players who share a common last name and a passion for football.