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Butch Avinger

 

Butch Avinger

Butch Avinger
No. 34
Fullback
Punter
Personal information
Date of birth: (1928-12-15)December 15, 1928
Place of birth: Beatrice, Alabama
Date of death: August 20, 2008(2008-08-20) (aged 79)
Place of death: Birmingham, Alabama
Career information
College: Alabama
NFL Draft: 1951 / Round: 1 / Pick: 9
(By the Pittsburgh Steelers)
Debuted in 1953
Last played in 1953
Career history

Career highlights and awards
  • CFL All-Star: 1952
Career NFL statistics

Clarence "Butch" Edmund Avinger (December 15, 1928 – August 20, 2008) was a professional American football fullback and punter in the National Football League. At 6'1", 215 lb, Avinger was a 1st round selection (9th overall pick) of the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1951 NFL Draft out of the University of Alabama where he had played quarterback.[1] He only saw action in 1953 when he played for the New York Giants.

References

External links

Biography portal
  • Stats from pro-football-reference.com


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