|No. 23, 25, 27|
|Born:||June 19, 1937|
(Allison Park, Pennsylvania)
|AFL draft||1961 / Round: 23 / Pick: 179|
(by the Buffalo Bills)
|NFL draft||1961 / Round: 10 / Pick: 131|
(by the Pittsburgh Steelers)
|1966||Green Bay Packers|
|Honors||Super Bowl Champion (I)|
William Richard "Red" Mack (born June 19, 1937 in Oconto, Wisconsin) is an American football former 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 attended Hampton High School in Allison Park, Pennsylvania just outside of Pittsburgh, where he was a star at football. He would go on to play college football at the University of Notre Dame.
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 but was dropped from the team in 1967.
Mack's best NFL season came in 1963, when he caught 25 passes for 618 yards as a Steeler.
After football, Mack worked for Bendix Corporation for 35 years, living in South Bend, Indiana, a mile from Notre Dame Stadium
Mack has had two knee replacements and two hip replacements, a shoulder replaced.
- "Packers Add Red Mack to Active Roster". The Post-Crescent. September 24, 1966. p. 11. Retrieved December 21, 2014 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Red Mack, 6 Others Cut by Packers". Fond du Lac Commonwealth Reporter. July 24, 1967. p. 23. Retrieved December 21, 2014 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Red Mack answered Vince Lombardi's call". Retrieved September 20, 2019.
- Byrne, Pete (2016-02-04). "50 years later, South Bend man remembers playing in Super Bowl I". WSBT-TV. Retrieved 2016-04-12.
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