Harvey Harman

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Harvey Harman
Harvey Harman 1940.png
Harman from The Scarlet Letter, 1940
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1900-11-05)November 5, 1900
Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania
Died December 17, 1969(1969-12-17) (aged 69)
Highland Park, New Jersey
Playing career
1920–1921 Pittsburgh
Position(s) Tackle
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1922–1929
1930
1931–1937
1938–1941
1946–1955
Haverford
Sewanee
Penn
Rutgers
Rutgers
Head coaching record
Overall 140–107–7
Statistics
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
9 Middle Three (1938–1939, 1946–1949, 1952–1954)
Awards
College Football Hall of Fame
Inducted in 1981 (profile)

Harvey J. Harman (November 5, 1900 – December 17, 1969) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head coach at Haverford College (1922–1929), Sewanee: The University of the South (1930), the University of Pennsylvania (1931–1937), and Rutgers University (1938–1941, 1946–1955), compiling a career college football record of 140–107–7. Harman was posthumously inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach in 1981.

Harman played college football at the University of Pittsburgh. From 1931 to 1937, he coached at Penn, where he compiled a 31–23–2 record. Between 1938 and 1955, he coached at Rutgers, where he compiled a 74–44–2 record. He served in the Navy during World War II.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs AP#
Haverford Fords (Independent) (1922–1929)
1922 Haverford 1–6–1
1923 Haverford 3–6
1924 Haverford 3–6
1925 Haverford 4–4
1926 Haverford 6–1
1927 Haverford 5–3
1928 Haverford 4–4
1929 Haverford 6–1–1
Haverford: 32–31–1
Sewanee Tigers (Southern Conference) (1930)
1930 Sewanee 3–6–1 1–4 18th
Sewanee: 3–6–1 1–4
Penn Quakers (Independent) (1931–1937)
1931 Penn 6–3
1932 Penn 6–2
1933 Penn 2–4–1
1934 Penn 4–4
1935 Penn 4–4
1936 Penn 7–1 10
1937 Penn 2–5–1
Penn: 31–23–2
Rutgers Queensmen (Middle Three Conference) (1938–1941)
1938 Rutgers 7–1 2–0 1st
1939 Rutgers 7–1–1 2–0 1st
1940 Rutgers 5–4 1–1 2nd
1941 Rutgers 7–2 1–1 2nd
Rutgers Queensmen / Scarlet Knights (Middle Three Conference) (1946–1955)
1946 Rutgers 7–2 2–0 1st
1947 Rutgers 8–1 2–0 1st
1948 Rutgers 7–2 2–0 1st
1949 Rutgers 6–3 2–0 1st
1950 Rutgers 4–4 1–1 2nd
1951 Rutgers 4–4 1–1 2nd
1952 Rutgers 4–4–1 1–0 T–1st
1953 Rutgers 2–6 1–0 1st
1954 Rutgers 3–6 1–1 T–1st
1955 Rutgers 3–5 0–2 3rd
Rutgers: 33–26–1 19–7
Total: 140–104–7
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

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