Harry Jacunski
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Personal information
Born:October 20, 1915
New Britain, Connecticut, U.S.
Died:February 20, 2003(2003-02-20) (aged 87)
Wallingford, Connecticut, U.S.
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school:New Britain
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Player stats at PFR

Hieronym Anthony “Harry” Jacunski (October 20, 1915 – February 20, 2003) was an American football player and coach. He played as an end for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). After his playing career, he was a college football coach for 35 years.

Jacunski was an all-state center on the New Britain High School 1934 basketball team and played college football with Vince Lombardi at Fordham University, where Jacunski was one of Fordham's "Seven Blocks of Granite". In 1938 he was co-captain of the Fordham football team where he started as end.

He played in the NFL for six seasons (19391944) as defensive end for the Green Bay Packers, who were NFL champions in 1939 and 1944.[1]

In 1945 he started a 35-year coaching career: one year at University of Notre Dame, two years at Harvard University, and the last 33 years at Yale University. Jacunski was inducted into both the Fordham and Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame.[2]


  1. ^ "Harry Jacunski Stats, Height, Weight, Position, Draft, College". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved March 27, 2023.
  2. ^ Christl, Cliff. "Harry Jacunski". Packers.com. Archived from the original on May 23, 2023. Retrieved September 20, 2023.