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Butch Avinger
Jersey #(s)
Born December 15, 1928(1928-12-15)
Beatrice, Alabama
Died August 20, 2008 (aged 79)
Birmingham, Alabama
Career information
Year(s) 19531953
NFL Draft 1951 / Round: 1 / Pick: 9
(By the Pittsburgh Steelers)
College Alabama
Professional teams
Career stats
Games played 12
Punting yards 1597
Longest punt 69 yards
Stats at
Career highlights and awards

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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