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Harry Sydney
No. 24, 42
Position:Running back
Personal information
Born: (1959-06-26) June 26, 1959 (age 63)
Petersburg, Virginia
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:217 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school:Seventy-First
(Fayetteville, North Carolina)
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games started:10
Rushing yards:805
Rushing average:4.2
Player stats at · PFR

Harry Flanroy Sydney III (born June 26, 1959) is a former professional American football player whose position was running back.[1] He played six seasons in the NFL for the San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers after three years with the Denver Gold and Memphis Showboats of the USFL.[2][3] He now resides in Green Bay, Wisconsin, where he operates a not-for-profit male mentoring program called "My Brother's Keeper",[4] and was the head football coach of the West High School Wildcats.[5]


Harry Sydney played on the 1988 and 1989 San Francisco 49ers Super Bowl championship teams. He was the captain of the special team. He earned another Super Bowl ring as running backs coach for the 1996 Green Bay Packers.[6] He served as RB Coach from 1995 to 1999. He is also 11th all-time in rushing yards for the USFL.[7]

Sydney is the only NFL player who has caught touchdown passes from both Joe Montana and Brett Favre.

Post-career life

Harry is also a public speaker as well as co-host of a Green Bay, Wisconsin sports radio show.[8]

Harry Sydney started his own Male Mentoring Business called My Brother's Keeper. It mentors almost all ages of boys to men who are having issues with life struggles.


  1. ^ "Harry Sydney Past Stats, Statistics, History, and Awards -". Archived from the original on February 19, 2010. Retrieved June 30, 2009.
  2. ^ " - Denver Gold". Archived from the original on January 9, 2017. Retrieved June 30, 2009.
  3. ^ " - Memphis Showboats". Archived from the original on March 3, 2016. Retrieved June 30, 2009.
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  5. ^ "West High School - Green Bay Area Public Schools". Archived from the original on July 22, 2009. Retrieved June 30, 2009.
  6. ^ " » News » Stories » September 30, 2006: Talented Coaching Staff Orchestrated 1996's Highest Scoring Offense". Archived from the original on August 27, 2009. Retrieved June 30, 2009.
  7. ^ "Steve Dimitry's USFL Web Page". Archived from the original on October 26, 2009. Retrieved January 12, 2022.
  8. ^ "Sportsline". WDUZ-AF. September 29, 2015. Retrieved February 6, 2017.