The Maestro of Mayhem

A native son of Chicago, Illinois, Dick Butkus began his illustrious football career at Chicago Vocational High School where he learned to pulverize offenses. He would become one of the greatest linebackers in the history of the National Football League. Forever known as Chicago Bears, player #51, Butkus played with unparalleled intensity during his career. He continues to inspire today through his philanthropic efforts and love for the game of football.

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Recognizing athletic achievement and service to the community by honoring the nation’s best high school, college, and professional linebackers.

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A commitment to advancing health and wellness through special cause marketing initiatives supported and initiated by Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker, Dick Butkus.

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