Marion Butts

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Marion Butts
No. 35, 44
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1966-08-01) August 1, 1966 (age 47)
Place of birth: Sylvester, Georgia, USA
Career information
College: Florida State
NFL Draft: 1989 / Round: 7 / Pick: 183
Debuted in 1989
Last played in 1995
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Rushing yards 5,185
Average 3.9
Touchdowns 43
Stats at NFL.com

Marion Stevenson Butts, Jr. (born August 1, 1966) is a former professional American football running back who played seven seasons in the National Football League for the San Diego Chargers, the New England Patriots and the Houston Oilers from 1989 to 1995.

Professional career[edit]

He led the team in rushing his first six seasons and gained a career-best 1,225 yards in 1990, finishing third in the NFL in rushing yards, despite missing the final two games of the season due to injury. On December 17, 1989, he rushed for 176 yards against the Kansas City Chiefs. He was elected to the 1990 Pro Bowl.[1]

Statistics[edit]

Note: G = Games played; Att = Rushing attempts; Yds = Rushing yards; Avg = Average yards per carry; Long = Longest rush; Rush TD = Rushing touchdowns; Rec = Receptions; Yds = Receiving yards; Avg = Average yards per reception; Long = Longest reception; Rec TD = Receiving touchdowns

Year Team GP Att Yds Avg Long Rush TD Rec Yds Avg Long Rec TD
1989 San Diego Chargers 15 170 683 4.0 50 9 7 21 3.0 8 0
1990 San Diego Chargers 14 265 1,225 4.6 52 8 16 117 7.3 26 0
1991 San Diego Chargers 16 193 834 4.3 44 6 10 91 9.1 46 1
1992 San Diego Chargers 15 218 809 3.7 22 4 9 73 8.1 22 0
1993 San Diego Chargers 16 185 746 4.0 27 4 15 105 7.0 23 0
1994 New England Patriots 16 243 703 2.9 26 8 9 54 6.0 15 0
1995 Houston Oilers 12 71 185 2.6 9 4 2 10 5.0 10 0
Career Totals 104 1,345 5,185 3.9 52 43 68 471 6.9 46 1
  • Stats that are highlighted show career high

References[edit]

Preceded by
Gary Anderson
San Diego Chargers leading rusher
1989-1993
Succeeded by
Natrone Means
Preceded by
Leonard Russell
New England Patriots leading rusher
1994
Succeeded by
Curtis Martin