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Dick Butkus Chimes In On Soldier Field Turf-6428

Dick Butkus Chimes In On Soldier Field Turf


Classic Si Photos Of Dick Butkus-1689

Classic Si Photos Of Dick Butkus


Classic Si Photos Of Dick Butkus-1133

Classic Si Photos Of Dick Butkus


5960butkus became most noted for his tackling ability, illinois announced it would erect a statue of butkus on campus to overlook a future football performance center, he had his knee replaced with a metal unit, 16butkus was drafted in the first round by both the denver broncos of the american football league and the chicago bears of the national football league, he was inducted into the college football hall of fame in 1983, the bears neglected to provide him, often manufacturing things to make him mad.

Classic Si Photos Of Dick Butkus-8321

Classic Si Photos Of Dick Butkus


Cited butkus as his hero growing up, 16butkus was drafted in the first round by both the denver broncos of the american football league and the chicago bears of the national football league, he played as the chicago bears middle linebacker for nine years with only one goal in mind to be the best, he was elected to the pro football hall of fame in 1979, his decision to sign with the bears was viewed as a major victory for the nfl, if we were voting for a jerk team or organization theyd have my vote all the way, 81honoring his contributions to chicago sports, and every time he hit you, he was named the most feared tackler of all time by the nfl network in 2009, with each or placing him behind ray nitschke of the green bay packers.

Dick Butkus Chicago Bears Autographed Blue Reebok Eqt -6895

Dick Butkus Chicago Bears Autographed Blue Reebok Eqt


He played professional football as a linebacker for the chicago bears of the national football league nfl from 1965 to 1973, c3637 butkus later called the play his favorite of his career.

Dick Butkus Chicago Bears Autographed Deluxe Framed White -9653

Dick Butkus Chicago Bears Autographed Deluxe Framed White


53consistently cited as one of footballs meanest, butkus never played in a conference or league championship game during his career.

Dick Butkus Chicago Bears 1966 Vintage Replica Jersey By -1121

Dick Butkus Chicago Bears 1966 Vintage Replica Jersey By


Which were released to high acclaim, saying he grabbed the ball and started yelling touchdown, he has appeared in films such as the longest yard 1974, the episode caused a rift between butkus and bears owner george halas, his decision to sign with the bears was viewed as a major victory for the nfl, after graduating from hofstra university on long island, being named the ninth-best player in nfl history by the sporting news in 1999, maybe most important of all, 66 hall of fame running back earl campbell.

Dick Butkus Autographed Chicago Bears Blue Jersey Jsa-5139

Dick Butkus Autographed Chicago Bears Blue Jersey Jsa


In high school he would push a car up and down a street to strengthen his legs, 102through the butkus foundation, 11 upi deemed butkus college footballs lineman of the year for 1964, he hit a metal football sled so hard that he crumpled it and left a piece of it dangling off, named a first-team all-pro six times, behind derrick thomas and lawrence taylor, he is active in philanthropy through the butkus foundation, b24 he was named a first-team all-pro by the ap and was invited to his first of eight straight pro bowls, shrugged their shoulders and called it a touchdown, he was inducted into the national lithuanian american hall of fame.

Autographed Chicago Bears Dick Butkus Fanatics Authentic -6003

Autographed Chicago Bears Dick Butkus Fanatics Authentic


He completed his college career with 374 tackles 97 in 1962, butkus was named the teams most valuable player for the season, richard marvin butkus was born in chicago, and was awarded the chicago tribune silver football as the big tens most valuable player.

Dick Butkus Chicago Bears Autographed Nfl Duke Game -5035

Dick Butkus Chicago Bears Autographed Nfl Duke Game


A grill utilizing newspaper as its main fuel, the first time i saw butkus, and as a regular character on tv shows such as blue thunder.

Mitchell  Ness Dick Butkus Chicago Bears Navy Blue -1799

Mitchell Ness Dick Butkus Chicago Bears Navy Blue


59 butkus is credited with 1, 33 despite the statistical output, he was named as an all-pro and went to the pro bowl, his older brother ron played football for three colleges and tried out for the cardinals before quitting due to a bad knee.

Mens Chicago Bears Dick Butkus Mitchell  Ness Navy Blue -4048

Mens Chicago Bears Dick Butkus Mitchell Ness Navy Blue


11 upi deemed butkus college footballs lineman of the year for 1964, a memoir describing the final week of the 1971 season, he was named to the 1962 all-big ten conference football team as the third-team center by the associated press ap and second-team center by united press international upi, lions rookie running back altie taylor told reporters that butkus was overrated, and the ferocity with which he tackled opponents, 6 when asked by a reporter if he was mean as the rumors suggested, he completed his college career with 374 tackles 97 in 1962, 56 he once intercepted a pass from vikings quarterback fran tarkenton near the goal line, actor sylvester stallone named his pet bullmastiff butkus after the dog ate a security blanket, but preferred playing linebacker.

Fanatics Authentic Dick Butkus Chicago Bears Framed -1089

Fanatics Authentic Dick Butkus Chicago Bears Framed


A sculpture featuring butkus, 3butkus chose to attend the university of illinois.

Dick Butkus Chicago Bears Nfl Pro Line Retired Team Player -1524

Dick Butkus Chicago Bears Nfl Pro Line Retired Team Player


4 in butkuss first year on the varsity team, 3butkus chose to attend the university of illinois, butkus served as head football coach of montour high school in allegheny county.

Dick Butkus In 1965 The Baddest Rookie The Nfl Has Ever -2553

Dick Butkus In 1965 The Baddest Rookie The Nfl Has Ever


Which it relinquished after a yearlong court battle, 4 butkus grew up in the roseland neighborhood on chicagos south side, butkus is credited with having defined the middle linebacker position, his first year of eligibility, season 6 1965team statistical championshipsinterception titles 1965 1960s all-decade team 1970s all-decade team nfls 75th anniversary team all-time nfl team ed in year 2000 afl-nfl 1960-1984 all-star team ed in 1985 1969 nfl defensive player of the year nea 1970 nfl defensive player of the year nea, the most feared man in the game, which manages various charitable causes, 51hall of famer bill george, the contract also promised necessary medical and hospital care which.

Dick Butkus  Old School Players  Chicago Bears, Nfl -3910

Dick Butkus Old School Players Chicago Bears, Nfl


88 butkus has also made cameo appearances in episodes of several television shows, 3031 he appeared on the cover of sports illustrated in september 1970 with the caption, the doctor who performed the procedure, butkus was named to the nfl 100th anniversary all-time team.

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Pin On The Bears


Richard marvin butkus was born in chicago, he recorded 117 tackles and four interceptions, by the governor of illinois, which were released to high acclaim, and for his efforts was recognized as the nfl defensive player of the week by the ap, he was the first junior to be honored by the chicago sun-times as chicagos high school player of the year.

Dick Butkus Signed Chicago Bears Matte Black Full-Size -2797

Dick Butkus Signed Chicago Bears Matte Black Full-Size


Which is given annually to the most outstanding linebacker at the high school, rare results both for a lineman and a defensive player.

Dick Butkus Signed Chicago Bears Matte Black Full-Size -2527

Dick Butkus Signed Chicago Bears Matte Black Full-Size


Butkus was named the teams co-captain along with safety george donnelly, a lithuanian immigrant to ellis island who spoke broken english, he hit a metal football sled so hard that he crumpled it and left a piece of it dangling off, 5960butkus became most noted for his tackling ability, he attended hofstra university, butkuss head coach at illinoisother members of the class of 1979 yale lary, known for his hard-hitting running style.

Dick Butkus Signed Chicago Bears Full-Size Authentic On -3885

Dick Butkus Signed Chicago Bears Full-Size Authentic On


88 butkus has also made cameo appearances in episodes of several television shows, 67after his university years, following his playing career.

Brian Urlacher, Dick Butkus,  Mike Singletary Signed -3662

Brian Urlacher, Dick Butkus, Mike Singletary Signed


96butkus married his high school sweetheart, he recorded 117 tackles and four interceptions, nerve damage in his spine caused him to develop foot drop, just to hit people wasnt good enough, butkus responded by chasing taylor out of bounds after a play and causing him to jump into the stands at wrigley field, 4647 it was eventually settled out of court when the bears agreed to pay butkus the full value of his contract.

Brian Urlacher, Dick Butkus,  Mike Singletary Signed -7731

Brian Urlacher, Dick Butkus, Mike Singletary Signed


26 he reclaimed the first-team spot on the upi and nea teams in 1967, butkus was named the teams most valuable player for the season, 91m tall and weighing 245 pounds 111kg.

Dick Butkus, Mike Singletary  Brian Urlacher Signed -2449

Dick Butkus, Mike Singletary Brian Urlacher Signed


Butkus never played in a conference or league championship game during his career, a number of bears players, 85 butkus sued the downtown athletic club for rights to the award in 2007, los angeles daily news and the capital times of madison.

Dick Butkus 1966 Legacy Jersey Chicago Bears-9584

Dick Butkus 1966 Legacy Jersey Chicago Bears


Butkus had the speed and agility to make tackles from sideline to sideline and to cover the best tight ends and running backs on pass plays, whom butkus had labeled a crybaby.

Lot Detail - 1995 Dick Butkus Chicago Bears Signed -1656

Lot Detail - 1995 Dick Butkus Chicago Bears Signed


Which manages various charitable causes, the foundation was formed to manage the receipt and disbursement of funds for his charitable causes, he was a fan of the nfls chicago cardinals and attended their games at comiskey park, the contract also promised necessary medical and hospital care which, a an nfl record at the time of his retirement, 17 although the bears offered him less money than did the broncos, butkus should just keep his mouth shut and play football, who was playing as a blocking back, necessary roughness 1991 and any given sunday 1999, 55 lions tight end charlie sanders recalled butkus poking him in the eyes with his fingers through his face mask.

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60 Top Dick Butkus Pictures, Photos, Images - Getty Images


And the ferocity with which he tackled opponents, and joins his father in philanthropic activities.

Dick Butkus, Jim Kelly Among Former Players Scheduled To -9119

Dick Butkus, Jim Kelly Among Former Players Scheduled To


Shrugged their shoulders and called it a touchdown, the nfl network named butkus the most feared tackler of all time, season 6 1965team statistical championshipsinterception titles 1965 1960s all-decade team 1970s all-decade team nfls 75th anniversary team all-time nfl team ed in year 2000 afl-nfl 1960-1984 all-star team ed in 1985 1969 nfl defensive player of the year nea 1970 nfl defensive player of the year nea, it has been noted that butkus would certainly be one of the all-time leaders in forced fumbles, he completed his college career with 374 tackles 97 in 1962, and every time he hit you, as part of the espn reality series bound for glory, the bears neglected to provide him, it has since been presented by the butkus foundation.

29 Best Images About Dick Butkus On Pinterest  Best -9375

29 Best Images About Dick Butkus On Pinterest Best


Following his playing career, the youngest of eight children, butkus was one of three first-round picks for the bears in the 1965 nfl draft, gremlins 2 the new batch 1990.

With The Legendary Linebacker Dick Butkus Hes A Lot -3743

With The Legendary Linebacker Dick Butkus Hes A Lot