Dick Butkus statue to be unveiled


UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS (WCIA) — Red Grange will soon have company when it comes to having a statue outside of Memorial Stadium.

Dick Butkus will joing the Galloping Ghost with his own likeness to be unveiled a week from Friday. The statue is outside the main entrance of the Henry Dale and Betty Smith Football Center on South Fourth Street.

The dedication will take place at 2 p.m. on October 11. The Hall of Famer will be there and it’s open to the public.

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