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Ed Hargrove is an American former professional football player and coach.


Early life and education

Hargrove was born in Norfolk, Virginia. He completed his undergraduate studies in Health and Physical Education at East Carolina University prior to being signed as a professional football player. He later completed a Master's degree in Community Counseling at Barry University.[citation needed]


Hargrove was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1964. He also played for the Minnesota Vikings and the CFL Montreal Alouettes.

After retiring from playing, he worked as a strength coach for the Miami Hurricanes football team and the Atlanta Falcons, where he was named the NFC Pro Bowl Strength Coach in 1981.[1][2]


  1. NFL Alumni,Legends Magazine, 1997
  2. NFL Alumni, Monthly Stats, March 2002