Malcolm Kutner
Kutner Bowman 1948.jpg
No. 80
Position:End, defensive back
Personal information
Born:(1921-03-27)March 27, 1921
Dallas, Texas
Died:June 5, 2005(2005-06-05) (aged 84)
Tyler, Texas
Career information
High school:Dallas (TX) Wilson
NFL Draft:1942 / Round: 4 / Pick: 26
(by the Pittsburgh Steelers)[1]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Receiving yards:3,060
Player stats at

Malcolm James "Mal" Kutner (March 27, 1921 – February 4, 2005) was an American football end in the National Football League (NFL), and was selected as the NFL Most Valuable Player in 1948[2] while playing with the Chicago Cardinals.

He played college football at the University of Texas where he was an AP All-American in 1941.[3]

He was an All-Pro End and, in 1947, he was selected as the NFL's Player of the Year. He was inducted into the National Football Foundation's College Hall of Fame in 1974 and into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 1990.[4]

Malcolm Kutner graduated from Wilson High School in 1938 and, in 1990, was inducted into Wilson's Hall of Fame.[5]


  1. ^ "1942 Pittsburgh Steelers". Archived from the original on April 8, 2007. Retrieved July 6, 2020.
  2. ^ ""Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-05-22. Retrieved 2010-05-26.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)"
  3. ^ "UTs All Time All-Americans" (PDF).
  4. ^ Times Staff (February 9, 2005). "Malcolm Kutner, 83; NFL Player of Year in 1947, All-Pro End". L.A. Times.
  5. ^ "Woodrow Alumni Association, Inc. – the Online Home for Woodrow Alums".