Maryland, United States
|Died||August 7, 1939
Bel Air, Maryland
|Position(s)||Halfback, quarterback (football)|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
Princeton (field coach)
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
Edwin H. W. "Jigger" Harlan (May 1886 – August 7, 1939) was an American football and baseball player, coach, and attorney. He played college football at Princeton University and was a consensus first-team selection to the 1907 College Football All-America Team. Harlan coached the Johns Hopkins University football and baseball teams in 1912. He served as the head football coach at Texas A&M University fro 1915 to 1916.
Harlan enrolled in Princeton University in 1904. He played for the Princeton Tigers football and baseball teams. He was captain of the baseball team, and he was selected as a consensus first-team halfback on the 1907 College Football All-America Team.
Harlan graduated from Princeton in 1908 and enrolled at the University of Maryland School of Law, receiving his degree in 1911. He served as the football and baseball coach at Johns Hopkins University in 1912. He also practiced law in Harford County, Maryland, serving at various times as the city attorney for Bel Air, Maryland, and as counsel to the Harford County Boards of Education and Elections Supervisors.
Harlan died in 1939 at Bel Air, Maryland, after a lengthy illness.
Head coaching record
|Johns Hopkins Blue Jays (Independent) (1911)|
|Texas A&M Aggies (Southwest Conference) (1915–1916)|
- "Edwin H. W. Harlan, Lawyer, Ex-Athlete: Princeton Quarterback in 1907 Had Coached at Johns Hopkins". The New York Times. August 8, 1939.
- "2014 NCAA Football Records: Consensus All-America Selections" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2014. p. 4. Retrieved August 16, 2014.
- "A. & M. College 1915-16 Athletics; Three Strong Coaches to Direct. Short Sketches of Each. Football Schedule.". The Bryan Weekly Eagle (Bryan, Texas). July 15, 1915. Retrieved December 14, 2014.