Former NFL linebacker dies in crash Posted in: News Former National Football League linebacker Isiah “Butch” Robertson was killed in a crash involving three vehicles last Thursday night, Dec. 6 on State Highway 198. Robertson, who lived in Garland, played for the Los Angeles Rams from 1971-’78 and for the Buffalo Bills from 1979- ’82. According to the Department of Public Service officials, around 10 p.m. a Lincoln limousine, driven by ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!