Sid Watson
Date of birth: May 4, 1932(1932-05-04)
Place of birth: Andover, Massachusetts
Date of death: April 25, 2004 (aged 71)
Career information
Position(s): Halfback
College: Northeastern
As player:


Pittsburgh Steelers

Washington Redskins

Sidney John Watson (May 4, 1932 – April 25, 2004) was an American football player and college ice hockey coach. He played halfback in the National Football League for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Washington Redskins. He played college football at Northeastern University. He was also the head hockey coach at Bowdoin College from 1960 to 1983. In 2001, Watson was awarded the prestigious Hobey Baker Legends of College Hockey Award.

Bowdoin College named it' new arena that opened in 2008 after him, the Sidney J. Watson Arena.

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