Success Thank you for signing up! In the course of the afternoon's work theLions charged Butkus with provoking three fights and Detroit General ManagerRuss Thomas called him "an annihilating son of a bitch. The pair went on to win 22 more grand slam titles, but the romance fizzled soon after this cover hit newsstands. Basic Info First Name. Men have fished their whole lives for giant tuna without boating one, so Dr. Helen Butkus, 27,is an outspoken, loyal little housewife and mother.
'Nobody Thinks I Can Talk'
Renowned as a fierce tackler and for the relentless effort with which he played, Butkus is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most intimidating linebackers in pro football history. He decided to name him after "possibly the fiercest football player in history". Add more favorite teams from the list below based on your geolocation. Retrieved June 23, — via Newspapers. The episode caused a rift between Butkus and Bears owner George Halas, and the two did not speak for the next five years. The kids' eyes bug out:
Dick Butkus - Wikipedia
There's just thissplit second, before it all starts to move, when you put those keys togetherand you know—you damned well know—how it's going. Letthem tell all their friends how they were drinking with Butkus, and how theBears are going to do this year and all the lies sports fans are capable of—no,compelled to tell. We'd had a couple of beers and they got snotty. Thus motivated,Butkus rented a camper and took off with Helen and the kids for a rollingvacation. 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: Wikimedia Commons has media related to Dick Butkus. Hot Clicks, viral videos, pop culture and more. As legendary linebacker Dick Butkus celebrates his 74th birthday on Dec. After his university years, Butkus continued to receive recognition for his college career. Succeeding Hall of Famer Bill George at middle linebacker, Butkus made an immediate impact as a rookie.