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Dave Butz

David Roy Butz

Position: DT-DE
Height: 6-7    Weight: 291 lbs.

Born: June 23, 1950 in Lafayette, AL
High School: Maine South
College: Purdue   (school history)    (Butz college stats)
Drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1st round (5th overall) of the 1973 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 80 (343rd overall since 1950)
1-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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All-Pro

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Fine Details  · Last updated Mar 23, 2015 11:04AM
All-Time Rank: #396. Mike Kenn… #397. Bobby Boyd… #398. John Dutton… #399. DAVE BUTZ… #400. Charlie Cowan… #401. Keenan McCardell… #402. Chad Johnson… 

Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty AV
1973 23 STL LDE 62 12 10 0 0 1 0 0 3
1974 24 STL dt 62 1 1 0
1975 25 WAS dt 65 14 1 2
1976 26 WAS LDT 65 14 10 0 0 1 0 0 5
1977 27 WAS LDT 65 12 7 4
1978 28 WAS LDT 65 16 16 1 3 0 3 0 8
1979 29 WAS LDT 65 15 14 5
1980 30 WAS LDT 65 16 16 8
1981 31 WAS LDT 65 16 16 1 26 0 26 0 7
1982 32 WAS LDT 65 9 9 0 0 1 0 0 4.5 10
1983*+ 33 WAS LDT 65 16 16 0 0 1 0 0 11.5 15
1984 34 WAS LDT 65 15 15 0 0 1 0 0 4.5 12
1985 35 WAS LDT 65 16 16 0 0 1 0 0 5.0 9
1986 36 WAS LDT 65 16 16 6.0 7
1987 37 WAS LDT 65 12 12 3.0 6
1988 38 WAS LDT 65 16 16 0 0 1 0 0 1.0 7
Career 216 191 2 29 0 26 0 0 0 7 0 0 35.5 108
14 yrs WAS 203 180 2 29 0 26 0 0 0 6 0 0 35.5 105
2 yrs STL 13 11 0 0 1 0 0 3

Playoffs Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
1976 26 WAS LDT 1 1
1982 ❍ 32 WAS LDT 4 4 0 0 1 0 0
1983*+ 33 WAS LDT 3 3
1984 34 WAS LDT 1 1
1986 36 WAS LDT 3 3 1.0
1987 ❍ 37 WAS LDT 3 3 2.0
Career 15 15 0 0 1 0 0 3.0

Kick & Punt Returns

Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1973 23 STL LDE 62 12 10 1 23 0 23 23.0 23
Career 216 191 1 23 0 23 23.0 23
14 yrs WAS 203 180 0
2 yrs STL 13 11 1 23 0 23 23.0 23

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9 Bernard Whittington, Eric Williams, Gary Dunn, Vaughn Booker, Don Smith, Lance Johnstone, Keith Ferguson, Wilbur Young, Jim Mitchell, Joe Jones
10 Mike Gann, Eric Williams, Ron Snidow, Tim Johnson, Larry Cole, Joe Phillips, Doug Martin, Anthony Pleasant, William Perry, Brent Williams
11 Lee Williams, Brentson Buckner, Ben Williams, Don Floyd, Joe Johnson, Bob Golic, Ben Davidson, Bill Maas, William Gay, Al Baker
12 Bob Golic, Brentson Buckner, Lyle Alzado, Claude Humphrey*, Leonard Marshall, Larry Eisenhauer, Dexter Manley, Gary Johnson, Brandon Mebane, John Dutton
13 Houston Antwine, Bob Golic, Phillip Daniels, Rubin Carter, Gary Walker, Fred Dryer, Al Baker, Lyle Alzado, Claude Humphrey*, Leonard Marshall
14 Rubin Carter, Bob Golic, Phillip Daniels, Art Still, Lyle Alzado, Fred Dryer, Greg Kragen, Gary Walker, Al Baker, Houston Antwine
15 Phillip Daniels, Lyle Alzado, Art Still, Rubin Carter, Bob Golic, Fred Dryer, Greg Kragen, Al Baker, Keith Hamilton, Gary Walker
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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams