Mario Butler (American football)

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Mario Butler
No. --     Buffalo Bills
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-10-20) October 20, 1988 (age 25)
Place of birth: Jacksonville, Florida
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 184 lb (83 kg)
Career information
High school: Ponte Vedra (FL) Nease
College: Georgia Tech
Undrafted in 2011
Debuted in 2012 for the Dallas Cowboys
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Tackles 0
Sacks 0.0
Interceptions 0
Stats at NFL.com

Mario Antoine Butler (born October 20, 1988) is an American football cornerback for the Buffalo Bills. He was signed by the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent in 2011.[1][2][3]

High School[edit]

Butler attended Nease High School and was coached by Craig Howard who lead his team to the Class 4-A state title game. In his final year of high school.[4]

High school rankings[edit]

Butler received a number of accolades in his final year of high school which include:

  • No. 34 cornerback in the nation by Rivals.com
  • No. 62 overall prospect in Florida by Scout.com
  • No. 73 overall prospect in Florida by SuperPrep.com
  • No. 76 overall prospect in Florida by Rivals.com
  • Orlando Sentinel's Top 100 in Florida[4]

Education[edit]

Butler attended Nease High School and obtained his degree in management from Georgia Institute of Technology.[4]

Family[edit]

Butler is the son of Lisa Lockwood and Jeffrey Butler.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mendez, Carlos (26 July 2011). "Texas Tech's Lyle Leong Jr. could catch on as Cowboys' No. 3 receiver". Fort Worth Star Telegram. Retrieved 28 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Korfhage, Stuart (27 July 2011). "Nease grad Mario Butler signs deal with America's team". St. Augustine Record. Retrieved 28 July 2011. 
  3. ^ Cowboys begin the free agency period
  4. ^ a b c d "Player Bio: Mario Butler- Georgia Tech Official Athletic Site". Georgia Tech Official Athletic SIte. Retrieved 29 January 2013.