Harry J. Robertson

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Harry J. Robertson
Biographical details
BornMarch 4, 1896
Chambly, Quebec
DiedJanuary 7, 1962(1962-01-07) (aged 65)
Playing career
1922Rochester Jeffersons
Position(s)End, tackle
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1921–1923Syracuse (line)
Head coaching record
Accomplishments and honors
2 SIAA (1924–1925)

Harold J. "Harry" Robertson (March 4, 1896 – January 7, 1962) was a Canadian-born player and coach of American football. He was born in Chambly, Quebec. After attending high school in Somerville and Worcester, Massachusetts, he went to Syracuse University. He played college football there as an end. He played one game as a professional football player with the Rochester Jeffersons of the National Football League (NFL) in 1922. Robertson served as a line coach as his alma mater, Syracuse, from 1921 to 1923. He became the head football coach at Oglethorpe University in 1924.[1] He was succeeded by John Patrick following the 1933 season.[2] His 1926 team upset William Alexander's Georgia Tech squad, 7 to 6.[3][4]


  1. ^ "Harry Robertson". Oglethorpe University Bulletin. 17: 31. June 1933. Retrieved October 12, 2014.
  2. ^ "New Oglethorpe Coach". The Evening Independent. St. Petersburg, Florida. September 10, 1934. Retrieved October 12, 2014.
  3. ^ Anna A. Salter. Oglethorpe University. p. 38.
  4. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/R/RobeHa21.htm

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