Paul Butcher (American football)

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Paul Butcher
Born: (1963-11-08) November 8, 1963 (age 56)
Detroit, Michigan
Career information
CollegeWayne State
Career history
As player
1986–1989Detroit Lions
1990–1992Los Angeles Rams
1993–1994Indianapolis Colts
1995Carolina Panthers
1996Oakland Raiders
Career stats

Paul Martin Butcher (born November 8, 1963) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for eleven years, until he retired from the Oakland Raiders. He also played for the Detroit Lions, Los Angeles Rams, Indianapolis Colts, and he was selected by the Carolina Panthers in the 1995 NFL Expansion Draft. He played college football at Wayne State University. Butcher was the Special Teams coach of the XFL's New York/New Jersey Hitmen.[1] His son is the actor Paul Butcher.


  1. ^ "Ryans not exactly XFL's poster boy". February 2, 2001. Retrieved October 15, 2014.