|Date of birth:||July 4, 1921|
|Place of birth:||Bardwell, Kentucky|
|Date of death:||February 5, 1963(aged 41)|
|Place of death:||near Clinton, South Carolina|
|High school:||Morgan Prep (TN)|
|NFL Draft:||1944 / Round: 19 / Pick: 193|
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Clyde Walter Ehrhardt (July 4, 1921 – February 5, 1963) was an American football offensive lineman in the National Football League (NFL) for the Washington Redskins. He played college football at the University of Georgia and was drafted in the 19th round of the 1944 NFL Draft. He was also the head football coach at Presbyterian College in 1962.
Ehrhardt attended and played college football at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. While at Georgia, he was part of the team that won the 1942 Orange Bowl, which was Georgia's first bowl appearance and first win. The following year, they won the 1943 Rose Bowl. Ehrhardt graduated from Georgia in 1943 and earned a master's degree from Peabody College in 1954.
After graduating from college, Ehrhardt served in the United States Army as a company commander in Europe during World War II, during which he earned high decorations for valor and was twice seriously wounded. He then served on the staff of the Eighth United States Army during the Korean War as an intelligence officer.
Professional football career
After retiring from playing football, Ehrhardt became a football coach at Decatur High School in Decatur, Georgia, where he also taught math, physical education, and was the assistant principal. He became an assistant head coach in 1957 at Presbyterian College under head coach Frank Jones. In 1962, he succeeded Jones as head coach.