Opted to transfer from LSU during preseason camp in August of 2013 … Redshirted as a true freshman in 2012 … Did not see any game action during his one season with the Tigers.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2012)
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2012.
One of the elite linebackers in Louisiana for the class of 2012 … … Entered his senior season at Thibodaux High School on the High School Butkus Award Watchlist … Tallied 36 solo tackles and returned both an interception and a fumble for touchdowns in four games … Missed the remainder of the season due to a knee injury … Totaled close to 300 tackles in his sophomore and junior seasons … Played all three linebacker positions in high school … Rated the 19th player in Louisiana and the nation’s 38th outside linebacker by Rivals.com … Listed on the ESPN 2011 All-Louisiana Football Team as an honorable mention selection … Tabbed a New Orleans Times-Picayune Blue Chip prospect … Coached by Dennis Lorio.
Parents are Krystal Hollis and Cory Butler … Born Jan. 25, 1994 … Two of his cousins - David Butler and Lionel Wallis - are both Houma natives who played football for LSU during the 1990s and ‘80s, respectively … Avid outdoorsman who takes every opportunity he can to go hunting.