Dick Butkus

1942 - Today

Dick Butkus

Richard Marvin Butkus (born December 9, 1942) is an American former football player, sports commentator, and actor. He played professional football as a linebacker for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL) from 1965 to 1973. Through those nine seasons he was invited to eight Pro Bowls, named a first-team All-Pro six times, and was twice recognized by his peers as the NFL's Defensive Player of the Year. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dick Butkus has received more than 1,701,622 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 9th most popular american football player.

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  • 18

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  • 3.87

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Among american football players, Dick Butkus ranks 10 out of 43Before him are Jim Brown, Ernie Davis, Dan Marino, Michael Oher, Peyton Manning, and Joe Namath. After him are Lawrence Taylor, Jerry Rice, John Elway, Walter Payton, Brett Favre, and Cam Newton.

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Among people born in 1942, Dick Butkus ranks 443Before him are Ama Ata Aidoo, Butch Otter, Bob Love, Frankie Lymon, Karen Hantze Susman, and Jejomar Binay. After him are Walter Lini, Tommy Roe, Joe Boyd, Dennis Hastert, Dennis Ralston, and Andraé Crouch.

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Among people born in United States, Dick Butkus ranks 8,466 out of 12,171Before him are Erin Moran (1960), Gōtoku Sakai (1991), Payne Stewart (1957), Mark Feuerstein (1971), Rebecca Solnit (1961), and Hiro Yamamoto (1961). After him are Jim Risch (1943), Ray Mercer (1961), Lydia Maria Child (1802), Brooke Elliott (1974), Raylene (1977), and Carmit Bachar (1974).


Among american football players born in United States, Dick Butkus ranks 10Before him are Jim Brown (1936), Ernie Davis (1939), Dan Marino (1961), Michael Oher (1986), Peyton Manning (1976), and Joe Namath (1943). After him are Lawrence Taylor (1959), Jerry Rice (1962), John Elway (1960), Walter Payton (1954), Brett Favre (1969), and Cam Newton (1989).

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