GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Jim Clack, a guard on two Super Bowl-winning Pittsburgh Steelers teams in the 1970s, died Friday of heart failure after a four-year battle with cancer. He was 58.
Mr. Clack, who helped the Steelers win Super Bowls following the 1974 and 1975 seasons, played in 146 NFL games between 1971 and 1981. He played with Pittsburgh for seven seasons before joining the New York Giants in 1978 and playing for four more years.
Born in Rocky Mount, Mr. Clack attended Wake Forest. He was inducted into the school's hall of fame in 1991. He was inducted into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame in 2004.
He returned to North Carolina after his football career, developing commercial and residential real estate and owning a restaurant.
He started a sales training business and worked as a motivational speaker.