September 22, 1898|
April 24, 1978
West Palm Beach, Florida
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1927||Notre Dame (assistant)|
|1930||Notre Dame (line)|
|1939||Detroit Lions (assistant)|
|Head coaching record|
College Football Data Warehouse
|Accomplishments and honors|
|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.