Back to search

Kevin Butler

Place Kicker

Kevin Gregory Butler

Inducted 2001

Date of Birth



Savannah, GA


University of Georgia (1981-1984)


Georgia's Kevin Butler achieved the ultimate. He was named to the Sports Illustrated all-century team, the Walter Camp Foundation all-century team, and the American Broadcasting Company all-time team. He was the first place-kicker to be elected to the College Football Hall of Fame. He place-kicked 77 field goals and 122 extra points, a total of 353 points. In his four years, 1981-84, 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. His longest field goal was 60 yards against Clemson in 1984. This kick decided the game for Georgia 26-23. He had other field goals of 59, 53, and 52 yards. He was 122 for 125 on extra points and 77 for 98 on field goals. Butler had a pro career, 1985-97, with the Chicago Bears and Arizona Cardinals.


Height 6'1

Weight 196

Career Highlights

  • 1984 All-Conference
  • 1984 Consensus All-America
  • 1983 All-Conference
  • 1982 All-Conference
  • 1981 Led nation in kick scoring
Icon Tickets

Secure your tickets now and be apart of the legacy. Don’t miss the chance to experience greatness firsthand!

Icon Membership

Unlock exclusive access and be part of something legendary. Join our community and enjoy premium benefits today!

Icon Shop

Take a piece of greatness home. Shop our exclusive collection of themed items and preserve the legacy in your own way!