George Herbert LaFrance III (born September 24, 1965) is a former Arena Football League offensive specialist. In a playing career lasting twelve years, he played for the Detroit Drive (1988-1993), the Tampa Bay Storm (1994-1999), and the New Jersey Red Dogs (2000). In 2002, he served as general manager of the San Diego Riptide.
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|Born:||September 24, 1965|
New Iberia, Louisiana
|Height:||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight:||180 lb (82 kg)|
|High school:||New Iberia Senior High School|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career Arena statistics|
|Player stats at ArenaFan.com|
LaFrance is in the AFL Hall Of Fame, and in ArenaBowl IX, wearing #25 for the Storm, became the only player to ever win ArenaBowl MVP 3 times. LaFrance is the career leader in Tampa Bay Storm all-purpose yards with over 20,000.
In 2012, LaFrance cited his desire to return to the AFL after 12 seasons of retirement. LaFrance stated, "You can always think. I'm in good shape. It would be during the playoffs. What team I'm looking at, I don't know. A team that's ready. I'll keep that wide open."
LaFrance is currently athletic director at Navajo Technical University in Crownpoint, New Mexico.
- "ArenaFan Online, May 2, 2002". Retrieved 5 July 2011.
- "Baker University Athletics Hall of Fame". Archived from the original on 27 September 2011. Retrieved 5 July 2011.
- Richard Obert (March 21, 2012). "George LaFrance looking to come back after 12 year absence". www.azcentral.com. azcentral.com. Retrieved February 13, 2013.
- "Official Website of Diné College Athletics". Retrieved 5 July 2011.