Larry Fitzgerald Looks Unrecognizable in Photo of Him as Vikings Ball Boy in High School

Larry Fitzgerald
Larry Fitzgerald during a game against the Seattle Seahawks. | Abbie Parr/Getty Images

Most NFL fans know Larry Fitzgerald, the future first-ballot Hall of Fame wide receiver, but not everyone knows Larry Fitzgerald, the former Minnesota Vikings ball boy.

Yes, that same Fitzgerald, growing up in Minnesota, was a ball boy for the Vikings as a kid, and he's almost unrecognizable in this photo of him.

Larry Fitzgerald as a Minnesota Vikings ball boy.
Larry Fitzgerald as a Minnesota Vikings ball boy. | Reddit: u/GREAT_BARRIER_REIFF

Like most people, Fitzgerald looks vastly different now than he did during his high school days. Still, it seems that Fitzgerald used his time wisely as a ball boy. Watching legends like Randy Moss and Chris Carter, two of the NFL's top-10 all-time receivers, Fitzgerald clearly picked up some pointers.

Fast forward to 2020 and he has officially passed both of those players on the NFL's all-time receiving yards list, and by a considerable margin.

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