Offensive Center
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 285
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Chesapeake, Va.
High School: Hickory
Major: Undecided


2016: Second-Team All-Conference USA ... Started 12 games at right guard, including the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl ... Helped Ray Lawry set a single-season ODU record with 1,255 rushing records and the offense break a team record rushing for 2,559 yards ... In his ODU career, the only position he did not play on the offensive line was left tackle.


2015: Played in 11 games starting nine on the offensive line ... Started games at center, left guard and right tackle ... In his ODU career has started games at every position on the offensive line but left tackle ... Helped lead the way for Ray Lawry to have the first 1,000 yard season in school history.


2014: Started the first three games of the season before an injury ended his season.


2013: Played in 11 games, starting the final four on the offensive line ... Rotated in at right guard until breaking through the starting lineup and starting his first career game at right guard against Rhode Island ... Started at right guard in the win at Idaho ... Slid over to center for the final two games after the season-ending injury to Josh Mann ... Helped the offense to average 42.3 points per game and average 519.0 yards of offense a game.


2012: Played in several games on the offensive line and on special teams.


High School: Played offensive guard at Hickory High School for Jupiter Wilson and Tim Sitterson ... Two-time All-Tidewater and All-Southeastern District as a junior and senior in 2010 and 2011 ... Second Team All-Eastern District as a senior in 2011 ...Named First Team All-State by VA Preps and First Team All-757 by Recruit in 2011 ... As a junior in 2010 was named First Team All-757 Junior Offensive Line and Second Team Offensive Line by Recruit ... Selected to Hickory’s Ironhawk (combine) club in 2009, 2010, & 2011...Named Most Valuable Offensive Lineman at the National Underclassman Combine as a junior in 2010 ... Captained the Hawks as a senior in 2011 and selected as Hickory’s Offensive Player of the Year ... Named Hickory’s Offensive Lineman of the Year as a junior and senior in 2010 and 2011 ... Also ran two seasons of track & field.


Personal: Son of David and Mary Butler... Majoring in criminal justice and minoring in sport management.

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