By the end of his nine-season career, those numbers had ballooned to 22 interceptions and 27 recovered fumbles. In the first of what would become a long-running series of Miller Light ads, Dick played against type, portraying a gentlemanly tennis player who cheerfully debates the beer's merits with fellow ex-NFL defensive star Bubba Smith. Butkus presents the award annually. God speed my friend. He made frequent appearances in comedy films of the s, especially those that involved sports. Butkus calls that the favorite play of his career.
Retrieved July 2, After retiring in , Butkus acted on television and in films. While the O. Walker Rozier Flutie B. The snap went over the head of holder Bobby Douglass , who then raced back to retrieve the ball and looked to pass it. Highlights: Bears Training Camp, tight ends shine Aug 18,
NFL All-Time Team: Dick Butkus
The dry spell ended when the Bears drafted running back Walter…. Italics denotes members who have been voted in, but not yet inducted. Who is the only player to have scored three touchdowns in two different Super Bowls? In his NFL career, he intercepted 22 passes, recovered 27 fumbles a record when he retired , [a] and was responsible for causing many more fumbles with his jarring tackles.
Description: Butkus played both fullback and linebacker at Chicago Vocational High School. Plot Summary. Career The next time the teams played that season, Butkus responded by chasing Taylor out of bounds after a play and causing him to jump into the stands at Wrigley Field.