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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 (341st overall since 1950)
1-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 16, 2014 1:25PM
All-Time Rank: #351. Bob Kuechenberg… #352. Hines Ward… #353. Timmy Brown… #354. DAVE BUTZ… #355. Bobby Dillon… #356. Robert Brazile… #357. Too Tall Jones… 

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD 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 4.5 0 0 1 0 0 10
1983*+ 33 WAS LDT 65 16 16 11.5 0 0 1 0 0 15
1984 34 WAS LDT 65 15 15 4.5 0 0 1 0 0 12
1985 35 WAS LDT 65 16 16 5.0 0 0 1 0 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 1.0 0 0 1 0 0 7
Career 216 191 35.5 2 29 0 26 0 0 0 7 0 0 108
14 yrs WAS 203 180 35.5 2 29 0 26 0 0 0 6 0 0 105
2 yrs STL 13 11 0 0 1 0 0 3

Kick & Punt Returns

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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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams