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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 (357th 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 Feb 14, 2016 5:25PM
All-Time Rank: #208. Louis Wright… #209. Eric Allen… #210. Coy Bacon… #211. DAVE BUTZ… #212. George Webster… #213. Leslie O'Neal… #214. Ernie McMillan… 

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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10 Bryan Robinson, Mike Gann, Tim Johnson, William Perry, Eric Williams, Ron Snidow, Jim Burt, Gary Dunn, Joe Phillips, David Logan
11 Lee Williams, Bob Golic, Don Floyd, Bill Maas, Ben Williams, Shaun Rogers, Robert Brown, Brentson Buckner, Renaldo Wynn, Jim Dunaway
12 Bob Golic, Patrick Kerney, Dana Stubblefield, Lyle Alzado, Gary Johnson, Claude Humphrey*, Dan Saleaumua, Houston Antwine, Sam Adams, Jim Dunaway
13 Bob Golic, Rubin Carter, Houston Antwine, Dana Stubblefield, Keith Hamilton, Claude Humphrey*, Fred Dryer, Sam Adams, Greg Kragen, Al Baker
14 Rubin Carter, Bob Golic, Greg Kragen, Keith Hamilton, Art Still, Dana Stubblefield, Sam Adams, Lyle Alzado, Shaun Ellis, Fred Dryer
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16 Lyle Alzado, Greg Kragen, Rubin Carter, Sam Adams, Bob Golic, Keith Hamilton, Bryant Young, Art Still, Fred Dryer, Ted Washington
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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams