Harvey Achziger

Harvey Achziger
Date of birth (1931-08-08) August 8, 1931
Place of birth Eaton, Colorado
Career information
CFL status International
Position(s) Tackle
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 235 lb (107 kg)
Career history
As player
1957 Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Career highlights and awards
  • Grey Cup champion (1957)

Harvey Achziger (born August 8, 1931) is an American businessman and former professional football player. Achziger played for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, with whom he won the Grey Cup in 1957.[1]

Achziger studied agriculture and played college football at Colorado State University, then known as Colorado A&M.[2] Achziger was an All-American in 1952[3] and was later drafted to the NFL by the Philadelphia Eagles. He was inducted into the school's Sports Hall of Fame in November 2012.[2]

After a knee injury ended his football career, Achziger moved to Sumter, South Carolina where he works in the family business. He is a father of two and has one grandchild.[2]


Source: Colorado State University[4]


  1. "Neil Thomas Statistics on". Justsportsstats.com. Retrieved 2016-05-02.
  2. 1 2 3 Ozekin, Enes (November 13, 2012). "Harvey Achziger named to Sports Hall of Fame". Retrieved May 2, 2016.
  3. "Colorado State University Official Athletic Site Colorado State University Official Athletic Site - Colorado A&M Aggies". Csurams.Com. Retrieved 2016-05-02.
  4. Buchanan, Stuart (July 13, 2012). "CSU Athletics announces 2012 Hall of Fame class: Induction ceremony set for Oct. 26". Colorado State University Rams. Retrieved May 2, 2016.

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