Bears Hall of Fame linebacker Dick Butkus is as Chicago as they come, but this fall, he might start wearing some Green Bay Packers colors.
His nephew Luke Butkus joined the division rivals as assistant offensive line coach, and the Bears legend is being supportive of his brother’s son.
“He was excited for the opportunity that I have to be a part of this, being back in the NFL,” Luke Butkus told ESPN. “We’re going to make sure that I get a lot of Green Bay gear for them. I know they’ll have that Chicago Bear gear, too, but those two times a year they better know what to wear.”
The Packers new offensive line coach said Buktus took some grief for his last name during the interview process in Green Bay, but NFL coaching jobs are too rare to pass up.
Luke even had a shot with the Bears in the same position back from 2007 to 2009, and he’s just trying to advance his career and live up to his family name.