Ebert Van Buren
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Van Buren on a 1951 Bowman football card
No. 17, 31
Personal information
Born:(1924-12-06)December 6, 1924
Tela, Honduras
Died:June 14, 2019(2019-06-14) (aged 94)
Monroe, Louisiana, U.S.
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school:Metairie (LA)
NFL Draft:1951 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:36
Fumble recoveries:5
Player stats at NFL.com

Harry Ebert Van Buren (December 6, 1924 – June 14, 2019) was an American football fullback and halfback who played in the National Football League (NFL), He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in 1951 and played in the 1951 through 1953 seasons. He went to Louisiana State University.[1] He was the brother of Steve Van Buren, with whom he played during the 1951 season with the Eagles. Van Buren was inducted into the LSU Athletic Hall of Fame in 2015[2] and died in June 2019 at the age of 94.[3]


  1. ^ "Ebert van Buren Stats".
  2. ^ Ebert Van Buren to Enter LSU HOF Friday. Retrieved August 27, 2016.
  3. ^ LSU Hall of Fame FB Player, Ebert Van Buren, Dies