Oct. 31, 2007
Had Jerry Butler not reached into the night sky and grabbed a piece of history that Saturday in November 1977, he still could have been a happy man.
At the moment history came knocking, Butler in mere months would become a consensus All-American football player. A split end for the Clemson Tigers, he already had become a big-league headache for opposing Atlantic Coast Conference defenses, and he was only getting better at what he did. In a bit more than a year, he would become the fifth player chosen in the National Football League draft, selected by the Buffalo Bills. Within two years the American Football Conference of the NFL would name him its Rookie of the Year…
Click on the link below to read the complete article written by Wilt Browning for TheACC.com.
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