It is fitting that Richard Marvin "Dick" Butkus hails from Chicago, Illinois; the city and state with which he will always be identified. He was born December 9, , to a blue-collar Lithuanian couple living in the Roseland section of Chicago's South Side. The youngest of eight children, Dick learned early on to compete hard for what he wanted. By the fifth grade he had already decided to become a professional football player. I was fierce.
General Board. What are opinions on this show? When I first heard about it, all I could think of was AD's and superintendants selling out some kids
One of three players with older brothers on that team, Wilson is part of a group of talented underclassmen — 15 of 22 starters — who have Montour thinking not only about tomorrow but about the future, too. Despite being thrust into a potentially disastrous situation, Cerro earned the respect of his players with how calmly he handled the circus-like atmosphere that surrounded the team that season. The show also drummed up support for the program; its numbers had steadily declined for about 10 years. But it did jump-start the program because it brought the interest back. After two more seasons in which they went a combined and won one playoff game, the top-seeded Spartans are undefeated this year and have outscored their opponents by nearly 19 points per game.