Butch Byrd

George Edward Byrd Jr.
Born: September 20, 1941
Watervliet, NY USA
Position: DB
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 211
College: Boston Univ.
High School: La Salle Institute (Troy, NY)
Career: 1964-1971
Drafted: 1964 in Round 4, #25 overall (AFL) by the Buffalo Bills

Butch Byrd played from 1964 to 1971 during his career with the Buffalo Bills and Denver Broncos. Byrd intercepted 40 passes for 666 yards in his career.


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Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1964AFL Buffalo Bills242.00
1965AFL Buffalo Bills2222010.030 0
1966AFL Buffalo Bills231868.172 1
1967AFL Buffalo Bills301424.719 0
1968AFL Buffalo Bills2115.511 0
1969AFL Buffalo Bills7375.332 0
AFL866007.072 1
Totals866007.072 1

Interceptions:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1964AFL Buffalo Bills717825.475 1
1965AFL Buffalo Bills511923.862 0
1966AFL Buffalo Bills611018.360 1
1967AFL Buffalo Bills5255.012 0
1968AFL Buffalo Bills67612.753 1
1969AFL Buffalo Bills79513.632 1
1970NFL Buffalo Bills46315.833 1
AFL3660316.875 4
NFL46315.833 1
Totals4066616.675 5

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1965AFL Buffalo Bills030000
1966AFL Buffalo Bills03000
1967AFL Buffalo Bills033000
1969AFL Buffalo Bills011260
AFL01042600
Totals001042600

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1964AFL Buffalo Bills010006
1966AFL Buffalo Bills1100012
1968AFL Buffalo Bills010006
1969AFL Buffalo Bills010006
1970NFL Buffalo Bills10006
AFL001004000000030
NFL00000100000006
Totals001005000000036


Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1964AFLBuffalo Bills1414
1965AFLBuffalo Bills1414
1966AFLBuffalo Bills1414
1967AFLBuffalo Bills1414
1968AFLBuffalo Bills1414
1969AFLBuffalo Bills140
1970NFLBuffalo Bills140
1971NFLDenver Broncos140

Awards

- AFL Hall of Fame 2nd team All-1960s Team

Honors

1964 - AFL Newspaper Enterprise Association All-AFL (2nd Team)
1965 - AFL AFL All-AFL (1st Team)
1965 - AFL New York Daily News All-AFL (1st Team)
1965 - AFL United Press International All-AFL (2nd Team)
1965 - AFL Associated Press All-AFL (1st Team)
1966 - AFL Associated Press All-AFL (1st Team)
1966 - AFL United Press International All-AFL (1st Team)
1966 - AFL Newspaper Enterprise Association All-AFL (1st Team)
1966 - AFL New York Daily News All-AFL (1st Team)
1966 - AFL AFL All-AFL (1st Team)
1968 - AFL New York Daily News All-AFL (1st Team)
1968 - AFL Associated Press All-AFL (2nd Team)
1968 - AFL Newspaper Enterprise Association All-AFL (2nd Team)
1969 - AFL Newspaper Enterprise Association All-AFL (1st Team)
1969 - AFL New York Daily News All-AFL (1st Team)
1969 - AFL Pro Football Weekly All-AFL (1st Team)
1969 - AFL The Sporting News All-AFL (2nd Team)
1969 - AFL Associated Press All-AFL (1st Team)
1969 - AFL United Press International All-AFL (1st Team)


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