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Madison Monroe 'Buzz' Nutter


Buzz Nutter

Date of Birth: February 16, 1931, in Summersville, West Virginia

Date of Death: April 12, 2008, in La Plata, Maryland (77 years old)


Washington Post - Published 04/18/08

The Herald-Dispatch - Published 04/15/08

Did you know?

Buzz Nutter was part of what became known as the "Greatest Game Ever Played" in

1958 when Baltimore beat the N.Y. Giants for the title on Alan Ameche's touchdown

run in sudden death overtime.

Buzz was on a hunting trip in 1962 with Clendon Thomas and Rudy Hayes when Hayes

suffered a heart attack.  Rudy Hayes survived but never played football again.



1954 Baltimore Colts (NFL)

1955 Baltimore Colts (NFL)

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1961 Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL)

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1965 Baltimore Colts (NFL)


Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)