Charles Rutkowski

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Charles Rutkowski
No. 75
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1938-01-17)January 17, 1938
Place of birth: Racine, Wisconsin
Date of death: July 19, 2013(2013-07-19) (aged 75)
Place of death: Middleton, Wisconsin
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 248 lb (112 kg)
Career information
High school: St. Catherine's
College: Ripon
Career history
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Charles Robert Rutkowski (January 17, 1938 – July 19, 2013) was a player in the American Football League for the Buffalo Bills in 1960 as a defensive end. He played at the collegiate level at Ripon College.


Rutkowski was born on January 17, 1938, in Racine, Wisconsin.[1] He died July 19, 2013 in Middleton, Wisconsin.[2] Rutkowski taught school and coached football and wrestling at Round Lake, Ill.. and coached football and boys track at McHenry, Ill., before coaching football and girls track for 32 years at Valders High School. The girls track team won 13 Olympian Conference Championships under Rutkowski. Players affectionately called him "Coach R."

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