Berry was named a first-team All-American after his senior season, despite being edged out as All-Pacific-8 quarterback by Craig Morton of California. Berry's teammates named him the team's outstanding player at the end of his senior season in 1964. He played in the East-West Shrine Game and the Hula Bowl. In 1985, Berry received the university's distinguished alumnus award.
Berry played for the Atlanta Falcons for five seasons, from 1968 to 1972. He started in 51 games for the Falcons, throwing for 8,489 yards and 57 touchdowns, with a passer rating of 79.2. He was selected to the Pro Bowl in 1969.