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Mack Burton

Mack Burton
Born:c. 1939 (1939)
Franklinton, Louisiana, U.S.
Died:May 16, 2017(2017-05-16) (aged 77–78)
San Francisco, California, U.S.
Career information
CFL statusAmerican
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight190 lb (86 kg)
CollegeSan Jose State
High schoolGeorge Washington (San Francisco, California)
AFL draft1962 / Round: 4 / Pick: 32
Drafted bySan Diego Chargers
NFL draft1962 / Round: 5 / Pick: 57
Drafted byChicago Bears[1]
Career history
As player
19621966BC Lions
Career highlights and awards
  • Grey Cup champion (1964)

Nathaniel "Mack" Burton (born c. 1939 – May 16, 2017)[2] was a Canadian football player who played for the BC Lions. He won the Grey Cup with them in 1964.[3][4] He played college football at the San Jose State University. Burton was inducted into the San Jose State University Sports Hall of Fame.[5] Burton was selected in the fifth round of the 1962 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears, but did not play in the league.[1]


  1. ^ a b "1962 Chicago Bears". Archived from the original on April 9, 2007. Retrieved July 15, 2020.((cite web)): CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  2. ^ "Mack Burton (1939-2017), SJSU Hall Of Fame Two-Sports Star". San José State Spartans. Retrieved September 13, 2019.
  3. ^ "Mack Burton CFL Stats and Bio". Retrieved July 5, 2023.
  4. ^ "Nathaniel Burton football statistics on".
  5. ^ "Mack Burton (1939-2017), SJSU Hall Of Fame Two-Sports Star". SJSU Athletics. Retrieved 2023-05-03.

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