Dick Butkus facts for kids
Butkus in 1984
|Born:||December 9, 1942
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||245 lb (111 kg)|
|High school:||Vocational (Chicago, Illinois)|
|NFL Draft:||1965 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3|
|AFL draft:||1965 / Round: 2 / Pick: 9|
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Richard Marvin "Dick" Butkus (born December 9, 1942) is an American former football player. He is commonly considered as the greatest linebacker of his time. He was raised in Roseland, Chicago, Illinois.
In college, Butkus played for the University of Illinois. He played professional football in the National Football League for the Chicago Bears. He became a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1979.
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