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Jake Butt
TE #80
Height:
6-6
Weight:
250
Age:
22
College:
Michigan
Hometown:
Pickerington, OH
Experience:
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Bio

BUTT AT A GLANCE:

• A tight end who started 39-of-47 games played for the University of Michigan, finishing his career as the top player in his position in school history.

• Set the school record for receptions (138) and yards (1,646) as a tight end in addition to scoring 11 touchdowns.

• Won the John Mackey Award (nation’s top tight end) following his senior season in 2016 after totaling 46 catches for 546 yards (11.9 avg.) with four touchdowns.

• Chosen as the NCAA’s Senior CLASS (Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School) award winner in 2016 for his off-the-field impact.

• Named a consensus All-American as a senior in addition to being placed on the Big-10 Conference’s first-team.

• Caught 51 passes for 654 yards (12.8 avg.) with three touchdowns as a junior, earning Associated Press Second-Team All-American and First-Team All-Big 10 honors.

• Combined for 41 catches for 446 yards (10.9 avg.) with four touchdowns between his freshman and sophomore seasons.

• Selected by the Broncos in the fifth round (145th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft.

BUTT AT A GLANCE:

• A tight end who started 39-of-47 games played for the University of Michigan, finishing his career as the top player in his position in school history.

• Set the school record for receptions (138) and yards (1,646) as a tight end in addition to scoring 11 touchdowns.

• Won the John Mackey Award (nation’s top tight end) following his senior season in 2016 after totaling 46 catches for 546 yards (11.9 avg.) with four touchdowns.

• Chosen as the NCAA’s Senior CLASS (Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School) award winner in 2016 for his off-the-field impact.

• Named a consensus All-American as a senior in addition to being placed on the Big-10 Conference’s first-team.

• Caught 51 passes for 654 yards (12.8 avg.) with three touchdowns as a junior, earning Associated Press Second-Team All-American and First-Team All-Big 10 honors.

• Combined for 41 catches for 446 yards (10.9 avg.) with four touchdowns between his freshman and sophomore seasons.

• Selected by the Broncos in the fifth round (145th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft.

2016: Butt won the John Mackey Award (nation’s top tight end) following his senior season at the University of Michigan after totaling 46 catches for 546 yards (11.9 avg.) with four touchdowns... Finished his career as the program’s record holder for a tight end in receptions (138) and yards (1,646)... Earned consensus All-America honors in addition to being named to the Big-10 Conference’s first team... Made seven catches for 86 yards (12.3 avg.) with two scores against Central Florida (9/10), giving him 100 receptions for his career as well as his first career multi-TD game... Grabbed three passes for 28 yards vs. Florida State in the Orange Bowl (12/30) before tearing his ACL in his final collegiate game.

2015: Butt opened 11-of-13 games played, finishing with 51 receptions for 654 yards (12.8 avg.) with three touchdowns... Selected as a semifinalist for the Mackey Award... Earned Associated Press All-American Second-Team and First-Team All-Big 10 honors...

2014: Butt appeared in 10 games (5 starts) as a sophomore, catching 21 passes for 211 yards (10.0 avg.) with two touchdowns... Posted three catches for 59 yards (19.6 avg.) with one touchdown vs. Miami (Ohio) (9/13)... Recorded four receptions for 25 yards with one touchdown at Ohio State (11/29).

2013: Butt played 13 games (8 starts) as a true freshman, recording 20 receptions for 235 yards (11.8 avg.) with two touchdowns... Caught his first career touchdown vs. Northwestern (11/16).

HIGH SCHOOL: Butt caught 96 passes for 1,361 yards (14.2 avg.) with 20 touchdowns and posted 142 tackles and 20.5 sacks during his high school career at Pickerington (Ohio) North High School... Hauled in 68 receptions for 907 yards (13.3 avg.) with 12 touchdowns as a senior... Received AP Division I All-Ohio first-team recognition as a senior... Attended but did not participate in the Army All-America Game due to injury.

PERSONAL: Butt majored in sociology at Michigan... Chosen as the NCAA’s Senior CLASS (Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School) award winner in 2016 for his off-the-field impact... Jake Butt was born on July 11, 1995, in Pickerington, Ohio.

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