Heartley Anderson

Heartley Anderson

Heartley Anderson
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1898-09-22)September 22, 1898
Calumet, Michigan
Died April 24, 1978(1978-04-24) (aged 79)
West Palm Beach, Florida
Playing career
1918–1921 Notre Dame
1922–1923 Chicago Bears
1923 Cleveland Indians
1924–1925 Chicago Bears
Position(s) Guard
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1927 Notre Dame (assistant)
1928–1929 Saint Louis
1930 Notre Dame (line)
1931–1933 Notre Dame
1934–1936 NC State
1937 Michigan (line)
1939 Detroit Lions (assistant)
1942–1945 Chicago Bears
Head coaching record
Overall 34–34–4 (college)
24–12 (NFL)
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
Awards
NFL 1920s All-Decade Team
College Football Hall of Fame
Inducted in 1974 (profile)

Heartley William "Hunk" Anderson (September 22, 1898 – April 24, 1978) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at the Saint Louis University (1928–1929), University of Notre Dame (1931–1933), and North Carolina State University (1934–1936), compiling a career college football record of 34–34–4. From 1942 to 1945, Anderson was the head coach of the NFL's Chicago Bears, tallying a mark of 24–12.

From 1918 to 1921, Anderson played as a guard for the Notre Dame football team, under coach Knute Rockne. From 1922 to 1926, he played for the Cleveland Indians and the Chicago Bears. In 1939, he coached for the Detroit Lions.

Anderson was born in Calumet, Michigan and attended Calumet High School. He