Marion Butts
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Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1966-08-01) August 1, 1966 (age 54)
Place of birth: Sylvester, Georgia, USA
Career information
College: Florida State
NFL Draft: 1989 / Round: 7 / Pick: 183
Debuted in 1989 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 1995 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Rushing yards     5,185
Average     3.9
Touchdowns     43
Stats at

Marion Stevenson Butts, Jr. (born August 1, 1966) is a former professional American football running back who played seven seasons in the National Football League for the San Diego Chargers, the New England Patriots and the Houston Oilers from 1989 to 1995.

Professional career[edit | edit source]

He led the team in rushing each of his five seasons and gained a career-best 1,225 yards in 1990, finishing third in the NFL in rushing yards, despite missing the final two games of the season due to injury. On December 17, 1989, he rushed for 176 yards against the Kansas City Chiefs. He was elected to the 1990 Pro Bowl.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

Preceded by
Gary Anderson
San Diego Chargers leading rusher
Succeeded by
Natrone Means
Preceded by
Leonard Russell
New England Patriots leading rusher
Succeeded by
Curtis Martin

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