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Harry Gamble
Posed black and white head-shot photograph of Gamble wearing a sport coat and tie
Gamble in 1973
Personal information
Born:(1930-12-26)December 26, 1930
Pitman, New Jersey
Died:January 28, 2014(2014-01-28) (aged 83)
Career information
College:Rider University,
Temple University
Career history
As coach:
* Clayton HS (1954−1957)
Head coach
As executive:
* Philadelphia Eagles (1984)
Director of football operations
  • Philadelphia Eagles (1985)
    General manager
  • Philadelphia Eagles (1986−1994)
    President & general manager
  • Philadelphia Eagles (1995)
    General manager
  • As administrator:
    * Philadelphia Eagles (1983)
    Coaching & personnel assistant
    Head coaching record
    Regular season:NCAA: .391
    Coaching stats at PFR

    Harry T. Gamble (December 26, 1930 – January 28, 2014) was an American football coach and executive. He was the head coach for the Lafayette College Leopards from 1967 to 1970, compiling a 21−19 record, before moving on to become the head coach for the University of Pennsylvania Quakers from 1971 yo 1980, earning a 34−55−2 record. He was hired by the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL) in 1981 as an unpaid volunteer assistant coach under Dick Vermeil, and quickly ascended to general manager of the team in 1985 and team president in 1986. He was general manager from 1985 to 1995, and team president from 1986 to 1994.[1][2][3]

    His son, Tom, was the vice president of player personnel for the Eagles from February 2013 to December 2014.

    Head coaching recordEdit

    CollegeEdit

    Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
    Lafayette Leopards (Middle Three Conference) (1967–1970)
    1967 Lafayette 4–5 1–1 2nd
    1968 Lafayette 7–3 0–2 3rd
    1969 Lafayette 4–6 0–2 3rd
    1970 Lafayette 6–5 1–1 T–1st
    Lafayette: 21–19 2–6
    Penn Quakers (Ivy League) (1971–1980)
    1971 Penn 2–7 1–6 7th
    1972 Penn 6–3 4–3 T–3rd
    1973 Penn 6–3 5–2 T–2nd
    1974 Penn 6–2–1 4–2–1 3rd
    1975 Penn 3–6 2–5 T–6th
    1976 Penn 3–6 2–5 T–5th
    1977 Penn 5–4 4–3 T–3rd
    1978 Penn 2–6–1 1–5–1 8th
    1979 Penn 0–9 0–7 8th
    1980 Penn 1–9 1–6 7th
    Penn: 34–55–2 24–44–2
    Total: 55–74–2
          National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
    Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.

    ReferencesEdit

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