Howard "Cub" Buck of Eau Claire was one of the first American mammoth lineman. Bucks starred for the University of Wisconsin and Green Bay Packers at a hefty 280 pounds.
Buck never missed a game in his three years at the University of Wisconsin, 1913-15. He was selected to the Western Conference team and All American teams. After his graduation, Buck played for the Canton Bulldogs and coached at his alma mater, Carleton and Lawrence College.
He joined Lambeau's Packers in 1922 and starred as a lineman and kicker. Buck scored 60 points on 24 extra points and 12 field goals in his four years as a Packer. After his retirement as a player, Buck coached at the University of Miami before leaving football to enter the automobile business.