Butler's Game-By-Game Stats: 2017
Played in 11 games after transferring from UTSA during fall practice ... saw time on special teams and at buck linebacker, while adding depth to defensive backfield ... finished with 12 tackles, eight solo, and a pair of pass breakups on the season ... turned in biggest game of the year in FCS Playoff win over South Dakota (12/2), registering five tackles and a pass breakup ... also had two tackles apiece in wins over Nicholls (9/23), at ACU (11/11) and HBU (11/18) ... picked up a tackle and had a pass breakup in win over Lamar (10/21).
Appeared in 11 games, primarily on special teams … posted seven tackles and a fumble recovery … had a career-high two stops against Southern Miss (10/8).
Played in the final eight games of the season … drew his lone start at Charlotte (11/14) … recorded three tackles with solo stops at UTEP (10/3) and against Rice (11/21) and an assist against Louisiana Tech (10/10).
Pearland High School
Successful prep running back who ran 85 times for 717 yards (8.4 avg.) and 12 touchdowns as a senior … rushed for 1,536 yards (8.6 avg.) and 25 TDs on 179 carries as a junior en route to All-District 22-5A honors … helped the team post a 14-2 record en route to a berth in the UIL Class 5A Division I Championship Game that season … earned second-team all-district accolades as a sophomore after toting the ball 80 times for 611 yards (7.6 avg.) and a dozen scores … coached by Tony Heath.