Bob Harbison
Bob Harbison
Full Name:  Bob Harbison

FSU Career
Coaches & Administrators


Elected into the FSU Hall of Fame in 1987
When he retired as assistant football coach in June, 1986, Bob Harbison took with him a huge chunk of FSU athletic history. He had coached football at Florida State for 37 of the school's 39 years on the gridiron. Harbie was also the first Seminole golf coach.

This fine Indiana Hoosier lineman joined Don Veller's staff in 1948 and spent most of his career coaching offensive and defensive linemen. His most famous unit was the 1964 defensive forewall named the "Seven Magnificents."

Harbie was renowned as a scout and as a precise teacher of the technique of line play. A major factor in FSU's rapid rise from small college to national power in football was Bob Harbison's leadership.

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