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Jack Ham    

Former NFL Steeler and All-America at Penn State; Considered one of the Greatest Linebackers in History

He is a former American Football linebacker who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He is considered one of the greatest outside linebackers in the history of the NFL. He attended Bishop McCort High School in Johnstown, Pennsylvania followed by Massanutten Military Academy in Woodstock, Virginia for a post graduate season.

He was the Steelers second Round draft pick in the 1971 NFL Draft out of Penn State, where he was an All-American. He won the starting left linebacker job as a rookie. He was All-Pro seven years and was named to eight straight Pro Bowls.

Jack Ham's career statistics include 25 sacks, 21 fumbles recovered, and 32 interceptions. As these numbers indicate, Ham had a flair for the big play, guided by some of the best football instincts ever found in a linebacker. Ham won 4 Super Bowl titles during his 12 year career, all of it spent with the Steelers.

Ham retired from professional football in 1982 and began a career as a radio personality. He is a sports analyst for Penn State Radio Network and hosts a radio show in Pittsburgh with Mark Madden on ESPN Radio 1250 during the NFL season. He also appears as an analyst on the Westwood One radio network, a natural progression for a player so in tune with the strategic aspect of football.

He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1988 and the College Football Hall of Fame in 1990.

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