Johnny Butler

John William Butler
Born: September 10, 1918
Knoxville, TN USA
Deceased: April 23, 1963
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Position: HB-TB
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 185
College: Tennessee
Career: 1943-1945
Drafted: 1942 in Round 7, #51 overall by the Pittsburgh Steelers

Johnny Butler played from 1943 to 1945 during his career with the Philadelphia Eagles/Pittsburgh Steelers, Brooklyn Tigers, Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers and Philadelphia Eagles. Butler ran for 565 yards in his career on 188 attempts, scoring 4 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 11 passes for 295 yards and 4 receiving touchdowns..


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Passing:

Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
1943NFL Philadelphia Eagles/Pittsburgh Steelers13646.2846.500.017.726 35.4
1944NFL Brooklyn Tigers23834.81074.700.014.330 32.3
Totals361438.91915.300.025.630 

Rushing:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1943NFL Philadelphia Eagles/Pittsburgh Steelers873624.269 3
1944NFL Brooklyn Tigers40461.20
1944NFL Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers20482.414 0
1944NFL Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers20482.414 0
1945NFL Philadelphia Eagles21612.918 1
Totals1885653.069 4

Receiving:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1943NFL Philadelphia Eagles/Pittsburgh Steelers36321.037 0
1944NFL Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers310936.367 2
1944NFL Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers310936.367 2
1945NFL Philadelphia Eagles2147.00
Totals1129526.867 4

Punting:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long
1943NFL Philadelphia Eagles/Pittsburgh Steelers1140737.045
1944NFL Brooklyn Tigers1348537.356
Totals2489237.256

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1943NFL Philadelphia Eagles/Pittsburgh Steelers131088.315 0
1944NFL Brooklyn Tigers67712.820 0
1944NFL Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers3227.30
1944NFL Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers3227.30
Totals252299.220 0

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1943NFL Philadelphia Eagles/Pittsburgh Steelers69215.322 0
1944NFL Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers49223.029 0
1944NFL Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers49223.029 0
1945NFL Philadelphia Eagles12121.021 0
Totals1529719.829 0

Interceptions:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1944NFL Brooklyn Tigers100.00
1944NFL Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers2168.00
1944NFL Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers2168.00
1945NFL Philadelphia Eagles13232.032 0
Totals66410.732 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1945NFL Philadelphia Eagles00100
Totals0001000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1943NFL Philadelphia Eagles/Pittsburgh Steelers300000018
1944NFL Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers0200000012
1944NFL Chi/Pit Cards/Steelers0200000012
1945NFL Philadelphia Eagles10000006
Totals440000000000048


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