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Harry Jacunski
Date of birth: October 20, 1915
Place of birth: New Britain, Connecticut
Date of death: February 20, 2003 (aged 87)
Place of death: Wallingford, Connecticut
Career information
Position(s): Defensive End
College: Fordham
NFL Draft: 1939 / Round:
 As player:
1939-1944 Green Bay Packers
Career highlights and awards
Playing stats at

Harry Anthony Jacunski (October 20, 1915–February 20, 2003) was an National Football League player and college football coach for over 40 years.

Jacunski was an All-state center on the New Britain High School 1934 basketball team and played football with Vince Lombardi at Fordham University, where Jacunski was one of Fordham’s "Seven Blocks of Granite". In 1938 he was co-captain of the Fordham football team where he started as end.

He played in the NFL for six seasons (19391944) as defensive end for the Green Bay Packers, who were NFL champions in 1939 and 1944.

In 1945 he started a 35 year coaching career: one year at University of Notre Dame, two years at Harvard University, and the last 33 years at Yale University. Jacunski was inducted into both the Fordham and Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame.

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