All-American Center Dick Butkus of Illinois gets a big kiss from his wife Helen after signing with Chicago Bears here 12/3, as George Halas, Jr., Dick Butkus of the University of Illinois in Champaign, Illinois, circa Linebacker Dick Butkus, called the collegian most coveted by pro football in recent years, is shown with his wife, Helen, during signing ceremonies by the .
Dick Butkus was born on the 9th December , in Chicago, Illinois USA, and is a former professional American Football player who spent his entire career as a linebacker in the NFL team the Chicago Bears (). One of the most intimidating players at the time, Butkus has been a Hall of Famer since . Richard Marvin Butkus (born December 9, ) 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 to Through those nine seasons he was invited to eight Pro Bowls, named a first-team All-Pro six times, and was twice recognized by .
Dick Butkus [& Wife] Linebacker for the Bears Dick Butkus (2R) and wife leaving Wrigley Field after game. (Photo by Bill Eppridge/The LIFE Picture Collection via Getty Images). 51 photos of the terrifying Dick Butkus. Tweet. By ChicagoNow Staff, February 14, at pm RELATED: The best Chicago Bears by jersey number () Previous.
Linebacker for the Bears Dick Butkus and wife leaving Wrigley Field after game. Linebacker for the Bears Dick Butkus Dick Butkus of the Chicago Bears looks on circa s. Jun 05, · Dick Butkus and Gale Sayers are more intertwined than any two former NFL players possibly could be. Despite coming from different backgrounds, they both landed in the same place at the same time. Back-to-back draft picks of the Chicago Bears in , they would go on to define an entire era of football and would each make the Hall of Fame despite having .