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|Date of birth||January 25, 1963|
|Place of birth||Cheraw, South Carolina|
|NFL draft||1985 / Round: 8 / Pick 214|
|Awards||1985 Joe Greene Great Performance Award|
Harry Newsome (born January 25, 1963 in Cheraw, South Carolina) is a former professional American football player who played punter for nine seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Minnesota Vikings. Harry holds the record for the longest punt in Three Rivers Stadium of 84 yards. He shares with Herman Weaver the NFL record for most of his own punts blocked in a career with 14. In 1988, he set the NFL record for most of his own punts blocked in a season with 6.
Today, Newsome lives in his hometown, Cheraw, SC. He has three children, Joshua, Laurin, and Cody. After retirement, Newsome founded his own landscaping company. He also is a receiver and special teams coach at Cheraw High School, as well as head golf coach.
- Loede, Matt (2013). 100 Things Steelers Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die. Triumph Books. p. 42. ISBN 9781623683016. Retrieved 6 October 2016.
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