Kevin Butler - 2010

Kevin Butler was born in Savannah in 1962. Kevin attended Sacred Heart School before moving to the Atlanta area where he played high school football at Redan High School in Stone Mountain. Kevin went on to be a four-time all-SEC member as well as Freshman of the Year playing for the University of Georgia. Kevin also was a two-team All-American and the only kicker ever to be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. Kevin placekicked 77 field goals and 122 extra points for a total of 353 points. In his 4 years Georgia had a 38-8-2 record, was in two Sugar Bowls, one Cotton Bowl and one Citrus Bowl. His accuracy on attempts 50 yards or longer, 52.4 percent, was an NCAA record. After his college career, Kevin was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the fourth round. He spent 11 years with Chicago becoming the teams all time leading scorer with 1,116 points, surpassing the previous record held by Walter Payton. Kevin was also part of the Chicago Bears 1985 team who won Super Bowl XX. Kevin finished out his stellar professional career playing 2 years with the Arizona Cardinals.

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