Mom’s lessons of pluck, preparation served LeRoy Butler well


              FILE - LeRoy Butler, credited with originating the Lambeau Leap, is the first to pose with the piece during the unveiling of the Lambeau Leap sculpture on Harlan Plaza at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis., Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. After starring for the Seminoles, Butler helped recast the safety position in the NFL and restore Green Bay's glory days during a 12-year career that featured five All-Pro selections and landed him in the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2022.    (Jim Matthews/The Green Bay Press-Gazette via AP, File)
            
              FILE - Green Bay Packers' LeRoy Butler jumps into the crowd following an interception late in the fourth quarter of their game against the Chicago Bears in Green Bay, Wisc., on Nov. 12, 1995. After starring for the Seminoles, Butler helped recast the safety position in the NFL and restore Green Bay's glory days during a 12-year career that featured five All-Pro selections and landed him in the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2022.   (AP Photo/Dan Currier, File)
            
              FILE - LeRoy Butler III waves while being honored for the Pro Football Hall of Fame during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 56 football game between the Los Angeles Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Feb. 13, 2022, in Inglewood, Calif. After starring for the Seminoles, Butler helped recast the safety position in the NFL and restore Green Bay's glory days during a 12-year career that featured five All-Pro selections and landed him in the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2022.   (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
            
              Green Bay Packers strong safety LeRoy Butler moves in against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the NFC Divisional Playoffs in Green Bay, Wisc., Jan. 4, 1988. After starring for the Seminoles, Butler helped recast the safety position in the NFL and restore Green Bay's glory days during a 12-year career that featured five All-Pro selections and landed him in the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2022.   (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
Mom’s lessons of pluck, preparation served LeRoy Butler well