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Position:  Defensive tackle
College:  Louisiana Tech
Weight  147 kg
High school:  Summit (MS) North Pike
Height  1.93 m
Education  Louisiana Tech University
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Date of birth:  (1994-06-14) June 14, 1994 (age 22)
Place of birth:  Pike County, Mississippi
NFL Draft:  2016 / Round: 1 / Pick: 30
Current team  Carolina Panthers (#92 / Defensive tackle)
Parents  Beverly Butler, Vernon Butler, Sr.
Similar  James Bradberry, Sheldon Rankins, Daryl Worley, Robert Nkemdiche, William Jackson III

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Vernon Butler Jr. (born June 14, 1994) is an American football defensive tackle for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Louisiana Tech.

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Early years

Butler attended North Pike High School in Summit, Mississippi. He played football, basketball and ran track. As a senior, he had 121 tackles and 13 sacks. Butler committed to Louisiana Tech University to play college football.

College career

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As a true freshman at Louisiana Tech in 2012, Butler had 21 tackles. As a sophomore in 2013, he had 43 tackles with one sack and as a junior in 2014, he had 54 tackles and a sack. As a senior in 2015, Butler had 50 tackles with three sacks and was named first team All-Conference USA.

Professional career

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Butler was selected 30th overall by the Carolina Panthers, becoming the highest Louisiana Tech Bulldog selected since Troy Edwards in 1999. Butler signed with the Panthers on May 13, 2016

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