Banard Ervin 'Barney' Hafen
Date of Birth: November 20, 1921, in Santa Clara, Utah
Date of Death: October 25, 2012, in St. George, Utah (90 years old)
Las Vegas Review-Journal - Published 10/30/12
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Barney Hafen was selected to play in the Shriner's East-West College All-Star football
game as a junior and senior. In 1940 he joined the National Guard. In March of 1941, his
unit was activated and he, along with many other young Dixie men, went to San Luis Obispo
for training. It was while driving back from California that he heard about Pearl Harbor on
the car radio. By May, 1943 he was in England with the 351st Engineer battalion, then in
France until the end of World War II.
1949 Detroit Lions (NFL)
1950 Detroit Lions (NFL)
University of Utah