Thursday, May 24, 2018

Herb Maack

Herbert Henry Maack

April 16, 1917
Union City, NJ

May 5, 2007
Narragansett, RI

Hun School of Princeton - New Jersey (Prep school)
1939-40 Columbia University (College)
1941-42 Columbia University (College)
1946-47 Jersey City Atoms (ABL)

After playing football and basketball at Columbia, Maack entered the U.S. Navy and served in the South Pacific during World War 2. After the war, he played one season of pro football (with the Brooklyn Dodgers in the AAFC) and one season of pro basketball (with the Jersey City Atoms in the ABL). He went into coaching, starting as a line coach for the Columbia football team in 1946. He moved to Bucknell and then the University of Rhode Island before being named the head football coach at URI in 1956. He lead URI for five seasons. During his time at Bucknell, he also coached the wrestling team.

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