C.J. Cleveland
C.J.  Cleveland

RS Senior

Shreveport, La.

High School:
Captain Shreve HS

Last College:
Arkansas Tech

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 215





Every Game but Football: Bulldogs Kick-It at Arcade Welcome Party

Team relaxes Wednesday evening at welcome party event


@LATechFB Honors Team at Annual Banquet

Team honored, 26-member senior class recognized


Post-Game Notes

Bulldogs dominate Ragin' Cajuns in 43-14 victory


Post-Game Notes

LA Tech fell, 41-38, at WKU


Spirited Practice Highlights @LATechFB’s Thursday Session

Linebackers continue to grow depth


2016 Pro Day

Photos from Louisiana Tech's 2016 Pro Day


Louisiana Tech vs. Middle Tennessee

Photos from Louisiana Tech's game against Middle Tennessee


Louisiana Tech at Mississippi State

Louisiana Tech Football at Mississippi State


Louisiana Tech at WKU

Photos from LA Tech at WKU

2015: Tied for the third most tackles on the year with 60 (38 solo, 22 assisted) with 1.5 tackles for loss, three breakups and two forced fumbles ... Assisted on one tackle against Southern (9/5) ... Registered a season-high nine tackles (five solo, four assisted), including an assist on a tackle for loss and forced first career fumble against WKU (9/10) ... Recorded four tackles (all solo) against Kansas State (9/19) ... Tallied two tackles (both assisted) and a pass breakup against FIU (9/26) ... Recorded five tackles (two solo, three assisted) against ULL (10/3) ... Forced a fumble and recorded three tackles (two solo, one assisted) against UTSA (10/10) ... Posted six tackles (three solo, three assisted) against Mississippi State (10/17) ... Recorded five solo tackles against Middle Tennessee (10/24) ... Recorded five tackles (three solo, two assisted) against Rice (10/30) ... Recorded two tackles (one solo, one assisted) against North Texas (11/7) ... Tied season high with nine tackles (five solo, four assisted) against UTEP (11/21) ... Registered four tackles (three solo, one assisted) against Southern Miss (11/28) ... Recorded five solo tackles, including one tackle for loss, versus Arkansas State (12/19) in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl.

Responsible for 42 total tackles (26 solo, 16 assisted) on the season with a solo tackle for a loss of one yards while also being credited with a QB hurry in 12 games played ... Regsitered three solo tackles at No. 4/3 Oklahoma (8/30) ... Recorded a career-high 14 total tackles (10 solo, four assisted) at Louisiana-Lafayette (9/6) in a 48-20 blowout win over the Ragin' Cajuns ... Notched six total tackles at North Texas (9/11) with four solo stops and two assisted tackles ... Totaled three tackles at No. 5/5 Auburn (9/27) with one solo stop and two assisted tackles ... Registered four total tackles (one solo, three assisted) against UTEP (10/4) ... Recorded two solo tackles against UTSA (10/18) ... Notched a solo tackle at Southern Miss (10/25) ... Assisted on two tackles at Old Dominion (11/22) ... Registered two solo tackles and assisted on two for a total of four tackles against Rice (11/29) ... Totaled three tackles - two solo, one assisted - with a solo tackle for a loss of one yard against Illinois (12/26) in the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl.

2013: Played in seven games, assisting on four tackles ... Assisted on two tackles at UTEP (10/5) ... Assisted on a tackle against North Texas (10/19) ... Assisted on a tackle against Southern Miss (11/9).

2012: Transferred to Louisiana Tech, did not play.

2011 (Arkansas Tech): Played in 10 games, recording 19 total tackles (nine solo, 10 assisted) ... Credited with an assisted tackle for a loss of one yard and one pass break-up ... Coached by Raymond Monica.

High School: Graduated from Captain Shreve High School in 2011 ... Earned two letters in both football and track ... Led his football team to the playoffs in 2010 ... Led his track team to four consecutive district championships ... Earned first team All-District and first team All-City honors ... Coached by Richard Levy.

Personal: Cottreal Cleveland ... Goes by "C.J." ... Son of Samuel and Sherrie Butler ... Born on March 31, 1993 in Shreveport, La. ... Has two siblings: Samantha and Trevon.


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