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Adam Butler

70
DL
Height: 
6-5

Weight:

300

Age

23
Vanderbilt
Rookie

Adam Butler was signed by the New England Patriots as a rookie free agent on May 5, 2017.

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Biography

CAREER TRANSACTIONS

Adam Butler was signed by the New England Patriots as a rookie free agent on May 5, 2017.

COLLEGE

  • Played in 49 games with 36 starts and registered 109 tackles, 9.5 sacks, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and five passes defensed.
  • Also blocked two extra points while playing special teams.
  • Led the Commodore defense with four sacks as a senior in 2016.
  • Began collegiate career as an offensive lineman before switching to defensive tackle as a redshirt freshman in 2013.

PERSONAL

  • Was a two-time first team 5A All-District selection and two-time captain as a junior and senior at Duncanville (Texas) High School.
  • Earned team MVP honors as a senior.
  • Also earned letters as a thrower in track & field.
  • Majored in earth and environmental sciences at Vanderbilt.
  • Descendant of Texas children's rights campaigner Edna Gladney, subject of the 1940's film "Blossoms in the Dust".