Harold Jay "Hal" Bedsole (born December 21, 1941) is a retired American football player. He played as a tight end and end early in his career during the single platoon days.
High school career
Bedsole prepped at Reseda High School, graduated in 1959.
Bedsole played college football for the University of Southern California (USC). He helped lead the USC Trojans to a national championship in 1962 under coach John McKay. Bedsole was a two-time First Team All AAWU Conference (now known as the Pac-12 Conference) selection and the first Trojan to have 200 receiving yards in a single game. He was inducted into the USC Athletics Hall of Fame in 2001 and into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2012. He transferred to USC from Pierce College.
Bedsole played for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL) between 1964 and 1966.
- ^ "USC's Hal Bedsole Named To College Football Hall Of Fame," Official Site of USC Trojan Athletics, May 15, 2012. [retrieved November 2, 2014]