Gary Huff is in his fourth year as Senior Associate Director of Athletics at Florida State. A former All-America quarterback and shortstop on the baseball team, he was the first Florida State football player to earn Academic All-America honors. Huff, who is a member of the Florida State Athletics Hall of Fame, became a member of the executive staff in September of 2006.
Huff comes to Florida State with extensive as both a CPA and a CFO of several nationally known and distinguished corporations. Huff also spent five years as an accountant with several local and national firms earlier in his business career. Huff prospered as the CFO for the largest IBM resellers in the United States and for six years as the chief financial officer for the Los Angeles Raiders from 1987 to 1993. Huff was also the Vice President of Operations for a top-10 cellular phone company for seven years.
In addition to his business experience, Huff was quarterback in the NFL with Chicago (1973-1976), Tampa Bay (1977-1978) and San Francisco (1980-1981). He was also an assistant football coach at Indiana University (1983) and the University of Kansas (1987), in the USFL with the Memphis Showboats (1984-1985) and in the NFL with the Houston Oilers (1986).
Huff is active in the community as a board member with the Tallahassee Quarterback Club and the Florida State University Varsity Club. He has also served as a board member with the Capital Area Red Cross.
Huff earned his bachelor’s degree from Florida State in 1973. Huff was inducted into the Florida State Hall of Fame in 1983.
Huff and his wife, Susan, have four grown children and four grandsons. Both Huff and his wife are Florida State graduates.