CONGRATULATIONS # 64 HARRY JACOBS
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
62 consecutive games from 1963 - 1967. He was an excellent player and
an well liked player.
Harry Jacobs - LB - #64 Buffalo Bills (1963-69)
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.