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Dick Butkus

Richard Marvin Butkus

Position: LB
Height: 6-3    Weight: 245 lbs.

Born: December 9, 1942 in Chicago, IL
High School: Chicago Vocational
College: Illinois   (school history)    (Butkus college stats)
Drafted by the Chicago Bears in the 1st round (3rd overall) of the 1965 NFL Draft.
Drafted by the Denver Broncos in the 2nd round (9th overall) of the 1965 AFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 78 (380th overall since 1950)
8-time Pro Bowler & 5-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1979

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Dick Butkus 1973 Touchdown Log

1 Touchdown

1 Fumble Recovery Return, 1 Go-Ahead, Long of 0 yard
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Bears1
Titans1
Home1
Sunday1
1st1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 7 1973-10-28 CHI HOU W 35-14 1 Fumble Recovery Return 0 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*