Jerry Butler (American football)

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Jerry Butler
No. 80
Position:Wide Receiver
Personal information
Born: (1957-10-12) October 12, 1957 (age 61)
Ware Shoals, South Carolina
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:178 lb (81 kg)
Career information
College:Clemson
NFL Draft:1979 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Receptions:278
Receiving yards:4,301
Touchdowns:29
Player stats at PFR

Jerry O'Dell Butler (born October 12, 1957 in Ware Shoals, South Carolina) is a former professional American football wide receiver in the National Football League. He played his entire career with the Buffalo Bills (1979–1986). Butler was a Pro Bowl selection in 1980. In his career, he caught 278 receptions for 4,301 yards and 29 touchdowns. On September 23, 1979, Butler had 255 receiving yards and 4 touchdowns for the Bills in a win over the New York Jets. Butler coached wide receivers in 1999 and 2000 for Cleveland, then served as Director of Player Development for the Cleveland Browns until his firing in 2011.[1]

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