Linebackers continue to grow depth
Coach Holtz previews the Northwestern State game
Dixon runs for 184 yards, record-setting 99-yard touchdown run
Louisiana Tech at Louisiana-Lafayette
All six will report for fall camp with team on Aug. 3
2014: 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.