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Dutch Clark

Born: Oct 11, 1906

Death: Aug 5, 1978

Birthplace: Fowler

Profession: American football player

Nationality: United States

Dutch Clark

Date of Birth : Oct 11, 1906
Date of Death : Aug 5, 1978
Birth Place : Fowler

Earl Harry "Dutch" Clark was an American football player and coach. He played college football at Colorado College and then in the National Football League with the Portsmouth Spartans and Detroit Lions. In his final two seasons with the Lions, he also served as the team's head coach. Clark was also the head coach of the NFL's Cleveland Rams from 1939 to 1942 and of the American Football League's Seattle Bombers in 1944. He also coached as the college level, serving at head football coach at the Colorado School of Mines in 1933 and at the University of Detroit from 1951 to 1953. In addition, he was the head basketball coach at Colorado College from 1930 to 1933 and at the University of Colorado at Boulder for one season in 1934–35. Clark was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1951 and the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1963, honored by both as a player.


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