Are You a Stathead? Every week during the season, we'll send you an email to your inbox with scores, this week's schedule, top performers, fantasy drops and adds, new debuts and interesting tidbits.Born: Dec 09, 1942.
Dick Butkus Chicago Bears "There’s only one thing I’ve ever wanted to do. Play pro football. Everyone seems to be made for something, and I’ve always felt that playing football was the thing I was supposed to do. I love the game.” Dick Butkus possessed a desire to excel that few have ever equaled. He played as the Chicago Bears' middle.
Dick Butkus, Actor: Gremlins 2: The New Batch. Richard J. Butkus, "Dick", was born in Chicago, Illinois, December 9, 1942. He graduated from the University of Illinois where he was a two time All- American line backer. A first round draft pick of the Chicago Bears, Dick played for them from 1965-1973, and was named All-Pro linebacker seven times.Born: Dec 09, 1942.
Dick Butkus, byname of Richard Marvin Butkus, (born December 9, 1942, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.), American professional gridiron football player who, as middle linebacker for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL), was the dominant defensive player of his era. He was exceptionally large for a linebacker playing in the 1960s (6 feet 3 inches [1.9 metres] and 245 pounds [111 kg.