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October 2012 - Enshrined in the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame

Harry Edwards Jacobs was born February 4, 1937 in Canton, Illinois. He played college football for Bradley University,
played for the Boston Patriots from 1960-1962; and for the Buffalo Bills from 1963 - 1969. Harry was known for his
accomplishments on one of pro football's best linebacking units. He, John Tracey and Mike Stratton played together
for 62 consecutive games from 1963 - 1967. He was an excellent player and an well liked player.
Congratulations Harry!

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Harry Jacobs - LB - #64 Buffalo Bills (1963-69)

Drafted out of Bradley University in the 11th round of the 1959 draft by the Detroit Lions…Played for Boston Patriots 1960-62…Traded to Buffalo in 1963, where he starred at middle linebacker from 1963-69…Won two consecutive AFL Championships with the Bills in 1964 and 1965…Named an AFL All-Star in 1965 and 1969...Registered eight career interceptions in his 91 games with the Bills…Retired as a member of the New Orleans Saints after the 1970 season.

Harry currently resides in Hamburg, NY where he operates “The Jacobs Team”, a consulting firm specializing in business succession for privately held companies…He has been an active member of the Buffalo Bills Alumni Association, serving as President from 2007-08.