|Date of birth:||December 15, 1928|
|Place of birth:||Beatrice, Alabama|
|Date of death:||August 20, 2008(aged 79)|
|Place of death:||Birmingham, Alabama|
|NFL Draft:||1951 / Round: 1 / Pick: 9
(By the Pittsburgh Steelers)
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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. He only saw action in 1953 when he played for the New York Giants.
- "Honoring the Crimson Tide" (PDF). rolltide.com. Retrieved 2008-08-13.
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