11 Facts About LeRoy Butler


However, he overcame his disability and was able to excel at high school football; LeRoy Butler was named one of the 33 best Florida High School football players of all time in 2007.


LeRoy Butler went on to be a three-year starter at Florida State University, and after a successful college career, he was drafted in the 2nd round of the 1990 NFL Draft by the Packers.


LeRoy Butler was named a member of the NFL 1990s All-Decade Team and was enshrined in the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame.


LeRoy Butler played under head coach Bobby Bowden at Florida State University.


The snap went to upback Dayne Williams and he slipped the ball to LeRoy Butler, who ran 78 yards to set up the game-winning field goal.


LeRoy Butler was named to the 1990s NFL All Decade Team, by the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and was later inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame, in 2007.


LeRoy Butler led or tied for the team lead in interceptions in five different seasons.


On November 21,2017, LeRoy Butler was announced as one of 27 semi-finalists for the 2018 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.


LeRoy Butler joined 14 other modern-era finalists for the class of 2020.


On February 10,2022, LeRoy Butler was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.


LeRoy Butler is credited with inventing the Lambeau Leap, a touchdown celebration in which the scoring player leaps into the arms of awaiting fans in the stands near the end zone.