Red Mack

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Red Mack
No. 23, 25, 27
Date of birth (1937-06-19) June 19, 1937 (age 79)
Place of birth Oconto, Wisconsin
Career information
Position(s) Wide receiver
College Notre Dame
AFL draft 1961 / Round: 23 / Pick: 179
(by the Buffalo Bills)
NFL draft 1961 / Round: 10 / Pick: 131
Career history
As player
1961–1963 Pittsburgh Steelers
1964 Philadelphia Eagles
1965 Pittsburgh Steelers
1966 Atlanta Falcons
1966 Green Bay Packers
Honors Played in Super Bowl I
Career stats

William Richard "Red" Mack (born June 19, 1937 in Oconto, Wisconsin)[1] was an American football wide receiver and halfback in the National Football League for the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Philadelphia Eagles, the Atlanta Falcons, and the Green Bay Packers. As a Green Bay Packer he played in Super Bowl I, January 15, 1967,and made two tackles. He played college football at the University of Notre Dame.[1]

Mack was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 10th round (131st overall) of the 1961 NFL Draft. He was also drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the 23rd round (179th overall) of 1961 American Football League Draft. He joined the Green Bay Packers in 1966[1] but was dropped from the team in 1967.[2]


Mack has had two knee replacements and two hip replacements, a shoulder replaced. [3]


  1. ^ a b c "Packers Add Red Mack to Active Roster". The Post-Crescent. September 24, 1966. p. 11. Retrieved December 21, 2014 – via  open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ "Red Mack, 6 Others Cut by Packers". Fond du Lac Commonwealth Reporter. July 24, 1967. p. 23. Retrieved December 21, 2014 – via  open access publication – free to read
  3. ^ Byrne, Pete (2016-02-04). "50 years later, South Bend man remembers playing in Super Bowl I". WSBT-TV. Retrieved 2016-04-12.