- Hastings native coached the Harvard University football team in the Ivy League.
Played two seasons at St. Francis College before transferring to Villanova.
- Signed a professional baseball contract as a pitcher with the Philadelphia Phillies organization and played in an all-star game at Point Stadium.
- Signed with the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles in 1952 as a receiver and defensive back.
- Began coaching career began at Wicomico High School in Maryland and Neptune High in New Jersey.
- Served as ends coach and head scout at Brown University from 1956 to 1958.
- Coached at Colgate from 1959 to 1961, and with the CFL’s Hamilton Tigers from 1962 to 1970.
- Named head coach in Hamilton in 1968 and in nine years coached in five Grey Cup championship games, winning three titles.
- Took head coaching job at Harvard in 1971 and stayed through 1993, posting a 117-97-6 record with five first-place finishes in the Ivy League.
- Retired after 23 seasons at Harvard as the winningest football coach in the program’s history.
- Named AFCA District 1 Kodak Coach of the Year in 1975.
- Coached in six all-star games, serving as head coach in the East-West Shrine Game and the Blue-Gray Classic.
- Three-time Eastern Coach of the Year and was the 1990 winner of the “Distinguished American” award given by the Eastern Massachusetts Chapter of the National Football Foundation.