Jack Butler (born November 12, 1927) was an American football player for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
In October 2008, Jack Butler was named as one of the 33 greatest Pittsburgh Steelers of all time. The Steelers named players to this team as part of their 75th anniversary season celebration.Named to the NFL's 1950s All Decade Team.
Jack Butler was an undrafted free agent that the Pittsburgh Steelers brough onto their roster in 1950, he played both WR and DE and proved himself to be such a great player on defence that he ended up being called up to the pro-bowl 4 times. He had 9 interceptions in 1953 and returned 3 of them for touchdowns. In 1957 had 10 interceptions over the year, 4 in one match! He unfortunately had to retire from a crippling knee injury, however he remained in the NFL coaching until he could no longer due to his knee and then became a scout, he had evaluated over 30,000 college students in his time becoming one of the best talent evaluators!