Harry Sydney

Harry Sydney
Date of birth (1959-06-26) June 26, 1959
Place of birth Petersburg, Virginia
Career information
Position(s) Running back
College University of Kansas
Career history
As player
1983–1984 Denver Gold (USFL)
1985 Memphis Showboats (USFL)
1987–1991 San Francisco 49ers
1992 Green Bay Packers
Career stats

Harry Sydney (born June 26, 1959) is a former professional American football player whose position was running back.[1] He played six seasons in the NFL for the San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers after three years with the Denver Gold and Memphis Showboats of the USFL.[2][3] He now resides in Green Bay, Wisconsin, where he operates a not-for-profit male mentoring program called "My Brother's Keeper",[4] and was the head football coach of the West High School Wildcats.[5]


Harry Sydney played on the 1988 and 1989 San Francisco 49ers Super Bowl championship teams. He earned another Super Bowl ring as running backs coach for the 1996 Green Bay Packers.[6] He served as RB Coach from 1995-1999. He is also 11th all-time in rushing yards for the USFL.[7]

Sydney is the only NFL player who has caught touchdown passes from both Joe Montana and Brett Favre.

Harry is also a public speaker as well as co-host of a Green Bay, Wisconsin sports radio show.

Harry Sydney started his own Male Mentoring Business called My Brother's Keeper. It mentors almost all ages of boys to men who are having issues with life struggles.


  1. http://www.databasefootball.com/players/playerpage.htm?ilkid=SYDNEHAR01
  2. http://www.usfl.info/gold/roster.html
  3. http://www.usfl.info/showboats/roster.html
  4. http://mybrotherskeeperinc.net/
  5. http://www.greenbay.k12.wi.us/west/
  6. http://www.packers.com/news/stories/2006/09/30/1/
  7. http://web.archive.org/web/20091026194657/http://www.geocities.com/Colosseum/Arena/6925/usfl.html
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