American Football Database
Butch Avinger
No. 34     
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
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Pittsburgh Steelers (1951)*
Career highlights and awards
* CFL All-Star: 1952
Games played     12
Punting yards     1597
Longest punt     69 yards
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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.


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