Bill Butler (American football)

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Bill Butler
Date of birth (1937-07-10) July 10, 1937 (age 78)
Place of birth Berlin, Wisconsin
Career information
Position(s) Safety
College Chattanooga
NFL Draft 1959 / Round: 19 / Pick: 217
Career history
As player
1959 Green Bay Packers
1960 Dallas Cowboys
1961 Pittsburgh Steelers
1962–1964 Minnesota Vikings
Career stats

William R. Butler (born July 10, 1937 in Berlin, Wisconsin) is a former American football safety in the National Football League for the Green Bay Packers (1959), the Dallas Cowboys (1960), the Pittsburgh Steelers (1961) and the Minnesota Vikings (1962–1964). He played college football at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and was drafted in the 19th round of the 1959 NFL Draft. Butler was also selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the 1960 NFL Expansion Draft, but did not make the active roster.

Butler currently lives in Berlin where he is the defensive coordinator for the Ripon High School football team as well an assistant track and field coach.[1]

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  1. ^ "Ripon Tigers On-Line Media Guide". Retrieved 2008-06-25.