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Colts Corner Darius Butler Did Not Intercept Russell Wilson in Super Bowl, but Some People Think He Did

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Colts cornerback Darius Butler did not intercept Russell Wilson in the Super Bowl - that was Malcolm Butler. Some people think it was the Colts' corner, however, and he's had some fun playing along.

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On Sunday, in the Super Bowl, Patriots' cornerback Malcolm Butler made the play of his life that won his team the Super Bowl.  With the Seahawks at the one yard line with under a minute remaining in the game and down four, it looked like the defending champions would repeat.  That is, until Butler made a play.  Seattle tried to run a slant route, and Butler recognized it.  He jumped the route and picked it off.  The Patriots won the Super Bowl, thanks to the great play of corner Malcolm Butler.

Meanwhile, the Colts have a cornerback named Darius Butler.  And there were quite a few people who thought that he was the one who actually made the game-winning play for the Patriots in the Super Bowl.  Naturally, he decided to have a little fun with it on twitter, and the results were pretty great.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p> RT <a href="https://twitter.com/hemal">@hemal</a>: Dream come true, <a href="https://twitter.com/DariusJButler">@DariusJButler</a> from the <a href="https://twitter.com/UConnHuskies">@UConnHuskies</a> brings the <a href="https://twitter.com/Patriots">@Patriots</a> a victory.</p>&mdash; Darius Butler (@DariusJButler) <a href="https://twitter.com/DariusJButler/status/562083604587499522">February 2, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Thanks RT <a href="https://twitter.com/YhenMacahia000">@YhenMacahia000</a>: Nice catch <a href="https://twitter.com/DariusJButler">@DariusJButler</a> </p>&mdash; Darius Butler (@DariusJButler) <a href="https://twitter.com/DariusJButler/status/562084479024791552">February 2, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>You&#39;re welcome bro RT <a href="https://twitter.com/mikemacdonald7">@mikemacdonald7</a>: <a href="https://twitter.com/DariusJButler">@DariusJButler</a> thank you thank you thank you#superbowlchamps</p>&mdash; Darius Butler (@DariusJButler) <a href="https://twitter.com/DariusJButler/status/562086827587170307">February 2, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Im just here so I dont get finedRT <a href="https://twitter.com/ProSportsChick">@ProSportsChick</a>: <a href="https://twitter.com/DariusJButler">@DariusJButler</a> YOU Sir. YOU are amazing. SO blessed to have you on our team. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/PatsNation?src=hash">#PatsNation</a></p>&mdash; Darius Butler (@DariusJButler) <a href="https://twitter.com/DariusJButler/status/562086933091086336">February 2, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Word. Thats BS RT <a href="https://twitter.com/mermaidsbisshh">@mermaidsbisshh</a>: &quot;<a href="https://twitter.com/RapSheet">@RapSheet</a>: Tom Brady is the Super Bowl XLIX MVP&quot; sorry but <a href="https://twitter.com/DariusJButler">@DariusJButler</a> is.</p>&mdash; Darius Butler (@DariusJButler) <a href="https://twitter.com/DariusJButler/status/562087653768982529">February 2, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Did it w/ my closed <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/easybutton?src=hash">#easybutton</a> RT <a href="https://twitter.com/NathalyVelandia">@NathalyVelandia</a>: <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SuperBowlXLIX?src=hash">#SuperBowlXLIX</a> congratulations <a href="https://twitter.com/Patriots">@patriots</a> What kind of interception <a href="https://twitter.com/DariusJButler">@DariusJButler</a> </p>&mdash; Darius Butler (@DariusJButler) <a href="https://twitter.com/DariusJButler/status/562088786201292801">February 2, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Nah we shoulda let Indy win RT <a href="https://twitter.com/orlbmun">@orlbmun</a>: <a href="https://twitter.com/DariusJButler">@DariusJButler</a> Hey man, Isn&#39;t it good to see that lombardi trophy making it&#39;s way towards ya?</p>&mdash; Darius Butler (@DariusJButler) <a href="https://twitter.com/DariusJButler/status/562088992284631041">February 2, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

Of course, not only do Darius Butler and Malcolm Butler share the same last name, they also play the same position, and Darius Butler was actually drafted by the Patriots in 2009, spending two seasons there.  Still, though, if you're going to tweet about the great play made by Malcolm Butler on Sunday night, it's a good idea to make sure you're tweeting at the right player.