Howard Weyers

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Howard Weyers
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born March 29, 1934
Alma mater Thiel College
Playing career
1952–1956 Thiel
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1973–1976 Michigan State (assistant)

Howard Weyers is a former American football player and assistant coach. He served as assistant coach at Rutgers University, Columbia University, University of Pittsburgh, Miami University, and Michigan State University (1973–1976).

Weyers graduated from Thiel College in 1956.[1]

NCAA violations and resignation[edit]

Weyers left Michigan State amid accusations of recruiting violations by the NCAA.[2]

Weyco smoking ban[edit]

Weyers was again at the center of controversy when his company Weyco banned smoking for all of its 200 employees in January 2005.[3] The strict no-smoking policy imposed random screenings, and termination upon failure of a test.


  1. ^ "Howard Weyers (2005)". Retrieved 2012-06-25. 
  2. ^ Sential Wire Services (1976). "Spartans Put on Probation". The Milwaukee Sentinel. Retrieved 2012-06-25. 
  3. ^ Jeremy W. Peters (2005). "Company's Smoking Ban Means Off-Hours, Too". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-06-25.