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Thomas Hersey, MS '69- Football Coach (1982-91)

  • During his tenure, he recruited some of the finest athletes to play at Canisius, including two Academic All-Americans, six players who would later be inducted in the Sports Hall of Fame, and one who would have a career in the NFL
  • His Golden Griffin squads earned victories over The University at Buffalo and Buffalo State College five consecutive times
  • As a result of the football program's triumphs during his time at Canisius, the era of Hersey and the 1980s resulted in an overall record of 49-2-2 and becoming the winningest coach in program history
  • 32nd member of the football program, and its fourth coach, inducted in the Hall of Fame


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