Gary Butler

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Gary Butler
No. 20     Cleveland Gladiators
Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-11-13) November 13, 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High school: Pittsburgh (PA) Langley
College: California (PA)
Undrafted in 2008
Debuted in 2009 for the BC Lions
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice roster member only
Roster status: Active
Career CFL statistics as of 2009
Tackles 6
Special teams tackles 11
Sacks 0.0
Career Arena football statistics as of 2014
Tackles 87
Sacks 9.0
Pass breakups 12
Forced Fumbles 5
Fumble Recoveries 4
Stats at
Stats at

Gary Butler (born November 13, 1984, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is a professional American football linebacker for the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League (AFL). He was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football for the California Vulcans.

Professional career[edit]

BC Lions[edit]

Butler signed with the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League in May 2009 and appeared in the first eight 2009 BC Lions season regular games before being released on September 1, 2009.[1][2]

Pittsburgh Power[edit]

Butler played in 2011 and 2013 for the AFL's Pittsburgh Power.

Cleveland Gladiators[edit]

On April 8, 2014, Butler was assigned to the Cleveland Gladiators. On June 3, 2014, Butler was reassigned by the Gladiators. On June 5, 2014, Butler was again assigned to the Gladiators.


  1. ^ "BC Lions sign three import defensive linemen: Butler, Mitchell and Williams". Vancouver Sun. 2009-05-25. Retrieved 2009-09-01. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Lions release Gary Butler". BC Lions Football Club. 2009-09-01. Retrieved 2009-09-01. 

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