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William C. Harris Yearbook Photo

Hackensack High School
Yearbook Photo
1960

 

William "Bill" C.Harris. Jr. is regarded as one of the greatest athletes to ever graduate Hackensack High School. I always remember how highly
Tom Dellatore and Joe DeFalco felt about him both as an athlete and a person. He was playing football in Canada and his parents called him and told him he had been drafted.

The article which appeared in the Record newspaper sports section under the article, “Where are they now?” I had wondered if William "Bill" Harris had served during the Vietnam War and going by the article timeline, he would have been drafted around 1968-69 about 5 years after college. The article states he was stationed in Korea and got hurt while playing football for the Army Division team. 

Click here to view THE RECORD newspaper article
dated Tuesday September 16, 2014 telling about William "Billy" Harris and
"where he is now". 

Written by:
Bob Meli
 July 31, 2015

 

Click here to view background image of 1962 Orange Bowl Game between Colorado and LSU.

https://books.google.com/books?id=-43SPTBE2hwC&pg=PA38&lpg=PA38&dq=1962+Orange+Bowl+Game+between+Colorado+and+LSU&source=bl&ots=89wd3L1zZg&sig=hA7dckJ8y
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Click here to view various photos of William "Bill" C. Harris, Jr.