Walt Holmer

Walt Holmer
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1902-12-05)December 5, 1902
Moline, Illinois
Died August 27, 1976(1976-08-27) (aged 73)
Chelan, Washington
Playing career
1926–1928 Northwestern
1929–1930 Chicago Bears
1931–1932 Chicago Cardinals
1933 Boston Redskins
1933 Pittsburgh Pirates
Position(s) Quarterback, running back
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1934–1941 Boston University (backfield)
1942 Boston University
1946 Boston University
1947–1950 Colby

Walter Ree Holmer (December 5, 1902 – August 27, 1976) was an American football player and coach. He played professionally as a quarterback and running back in the National Football League (NFL) for the Chicago Bears, Chicago Cardinals, Boston Redskins, and the Pittsburgh Pirates. Holmer served as the head football coach at Boston University in 1942 and 1946 and at Colby College from 1947 to 1950. He played college football at Northwestern University.


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