James Butler
S | (6'1", 213, 4.59) | Georgia Tech

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Overall: Butler played a limited role as a backup free safety in his first two seasons at Georgia Tech from 2001-'02. He then had a breakout season as a first-year starter as a junior in 2003, finishing with 149 total tackles, seven TFL, five INT's, nine PBU, three forced fumbles and a blocked kick. As a senior in 2004, Butler finished second on the team with 97 tackles and had 2.5 TFL, two INT's, four PBU, one forced fumble and one blocked kick. He also was a two-time Academic All-ACC, a two-time first-team all-ACC honoree, and a two-time semifinalist for the Jim Thorpe Award, given to the nation's top defensive back. Butler still needs to add some bulk to his frame and can improve his overall strength. Also, while his speed is adequate, it is not great and it will limit him in terms of certain man-to-man matchups in the ... For complete overview, strengths and weaknesses, login above or become an Insider.
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