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.

NFL Stats

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


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