Bobby Butler (American football)

For other people named Robert Butler, see Robert Butler (disambiguation).
Bobby Butler
Date of birth (1959-05-28) May 28, 1959
Place of birth Boynton Beach, Florida
Career information
Position(s) Cornerback
College Florida State
NFL draft 1981 / Round: 1 / Pick 25
Career history
As player
1981–1992 Atlanta Falcons
Career stats

Robert Calvin Butler (born May 28, 1959 in Boynton Beach, Florida), is a former professional American football player. Butler played for Florida State University at the college level and was drafted in the first round of the NFL draft in 1981 by the Atlanta Falcons. He played for 12 years for the Atlanta Falcons, his entire NFL career, retiring after the 1992 season.

Personal life

He has a wife named Cyrillyn and four sons; Brenton, Brice, Brelan and Brandel. Brenton played basketball at Fordham University and now plays professional basketball in Berlin, Germany for RSV Eintracht Stahnsdorf where he will be the team’s starting point guard, while Brice is a wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys.

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