Monday, December 18, 2017

Gotch Carr

Harlan Bradley "Gotch" Carr

April 30, 1903
Springport, NY

November 24, 1970
Auburn, NY

Auburn High School - New York (High School)
1924-25 Syracuse University (College)
1925-26 Syracuse University (College)
1926-27 Syracuse University (College)
1929-30 Syracuse All-Americans (ABL)

Born in Springport, New York, Harlan "Gotch" Carr grew up in Auburn, New York, and was a well-known football player who played and coached at Syracuse University. He played one year in the NFL, with Buffalo and Pottsville in 1925. He also played semi-pro baseball and played pro basketball with the All-Americans in 1929-30. After many years as an assistant football coach at SU, he moved to Miami, Florida, where he worked for the city as a recreation director. He retired in 1967 and returned to New York, where he died in 1970. He also owned a restaurant in Syracuse and also Carr-Ney Beverage. The restaurant was destroyed by fire in 1977.

Married Dorothy Kelley (1906-1982) in 1932 and they had one son and two daughters.

NFL Stats

News Journal (Mansfield, OH), October 26, 1970
Orange Hoops



  1. He also had two daughters. Mom mother is one of them.

    Gatch Carr's Warren Grill still is in business today. It was sold after his death. WHen he owned it, it was a Syracuse sports hangout...