|Born:||August 8, 1931|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||235 lb (107 kg)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Harvey Achziger (born August 8, 1931) is an American businessman and former professional football player. Achziger played for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, with whom he won the Grey Cup in 1957.
Achziger studied agriculture and played college football at Colorado State University, then known as Colorado A&M.Achziger was an All-American in 1952 and was later drafted to the National Football League by the Philadelphia Eagles. He was inducted into the school's Sports Hall of Fame in November 2012.
After a knee injury ended his football career, Achziger moved to Sumter, South Carolina where he works in the family business. He is a father of two and has one grandchild.
Source: Colorado State University
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