USC All-American Harry Smith Dies

Harry Smith, an offensive pulling guard who was a two-time All-American and played on Rose Bowl champion teams in the 1938 and ’39 seasons, has died. He was 94. Smith’s nickname was “Blackjack” because he wore a cast on his hand during the 1939 season.

Smith was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame, became an assistant coach at USC and Missouri, where he coached for 15 years.  He also was the head coach of the CFL’s Saskatchewan Roughriders in 1951.

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