Jack Ham Biography
Jack Raphael Ham is a former American footballer. He played as a linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National football league from 1971 to 1982.
Jack Ham’s Age
He was born and grew in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, on December 23, 1948. He is 70 years old.
Jack Ham Height
His height is 6 feet tall and weight’s 102 kg.
Jack Ham Family
He married Joanne after his retirement and they both settled in Sewickley Heights Pennsylvania
Jack Ham College
He attended Bishop McCourt high school. He continued his education at Massanutten Military academy in Woodstock, Virginia for a post-graduate season.in college, he played at Penn State for three years as a starting linebacker. As a result of that was then appointed as a co-captain, he had 91 tackles, four interceptions.he had 251 career tackles,143 which are unassisted. He also blocked three punts in 1968 setting a school record.
Jack Ham’s Football Career.
He was later selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the second round. Furthermore, he won the starting left the linebacker job as a rookie. He was the first-team pro and was named to eight straight Pro Bowls. Ham had been blessed with tremendous quickness and according to Steelers coach, he was the fastest Steeler for the first ten yards, including wide receivers and running backs.
Ham was one of the few outside linebackers who could play defense as well as the NFL’S top safties.he was known as a player who could not be fooled and was out of position.ham’s career statistics show 25 sacks, 21 fumbles recovered, and 32 interceptions.
Afterward, in Ham’s final year in the league, He officially had three sacks and also a member of four super bowl winning teams during his twelve-year career. His 53 takeaways are the most in NFL history by a non – defensive back, with his 32 interceptions rank him 3rd all timeline, backer. Hams nickname was named as Dobre shunka.
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Jack Ham Net worth
His estimated net worth, income in 2019 is$100k -1M and for the previous year it is under review.
Jack Ham’s Retirement
Ham retired from professional football in 1982 and began a career as a radio personality. He served as a color commenter for a national radio broadcast of the NFL season. Ham is currently a sports analyst for the Penn State radio network.
Ham is now the owner of the North American hockey league’s Johnstown Tomahawks. On January 31, 2013 ham was honored by the Tomahawks organization with a bobblehead.
In conclusion, In 2017, he became an advocate of medical marijuana, having studied the benefits of relieving symptoms related to playing football. similarly, he wanted the NFL to soften their stance on the use of marijuana in general. He believed that marijuana would help counter the ongoing opioid epidemic affecting society.