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Harold "Tubby" Raymond
The late University of Delaware head football coach Harold "Tubby" Raymond celebrated his 300th UD win against the University of Richmond in front of a home crowd at Delaware stadium.

Tubby Raymond memorial service scheduled for Jan. 12

UD football coach to be honored at Bob Carpenter Center

A memorial service to celebrate the life of University of Delaware Hall of Fame football head coach Harold R. “Tubby” Raymond will be held on Friday, Jan. 12, at the Bob Carpenter Center.

The event will begin at 1 p.m. and is open to the public.

Raymond, one of the nation’s most successful college football coaches, passed away at the age of 92 on Dec. 8 following a brief illness.

He enjoyed a stellar 36-year career as head coach at Delaware (1966-2001) and led the Blue Hens to an impressive record of 300-119-3, three national titles, 16 NCAA playoff appearances, 14 Lambert Cup trophies, nine ECAC Team of the Year awards, and nine conference titles.

Raymond was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2003 and was also a member of the University of Delaware Athletics Hall of Fame (2002), the state of Delaware Sports Hall of Fame (1993), the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Hall of Fame (2017), and the Flint, Michigan Hall of Fame (1983).


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