Tray Butler - 2013
REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2012): Rushed 13 times for 111 yards and one touchdown in 13 games... Also started at Furman (10/20)... Averaged 8.5 yards per rush and 30.0 yards per catch... Caught one pass for 30 yards at Western Carolina (10/6)... Rushed twice for 14 yards against Wofford (10/13)... Rushed once for five yards and returned a kickoff for 20 yards at Chattanooga (10/27)... Rushed once for 26 yards and returned a punt for 20 yards against Howard (11/10)... Rushed four times for 46 yards and a score in the FCS quarterfinal game at Old Dominion (12/8).
SOPHOMORE (2011): Redshirted.
FRESHMAN (2010): Played in all 15 games with starts against Savannah State and Delaware... First career reception with 7-yard catch against Savannah State... Play set up field goal for 27-0 Eagle lead over Tigers... Picked up a tackle after Savannah State recovered a fumble... Made first career touchdown catch and his longest of the year (25 yards) at Coastal Carolina... Had two of the Eagles’ five touchdown receptions, including 25-yard catch to start the scoring against Wofford in the playoffs... Stat line against the Terriers showed a tie for a career best with two receptions and with a career-best 39 yards.
PREP: Selected to 2009 4AAA All-Region team... 71 career receptions for 1,525 yards... Scored 25 career touchdowns for Wolfpack... Earned second-team All-Region honors as a junior... Named Woodland High School Player of the Year as a junior and senior... Played for Coach Scott Schmitt... Earned three letters in football and one each in baseball and track and field... Named first-team all-region in baseball and led team in batting average... 2010 Georgia state meet qualifier in the 200 meter Dash... Selected for numerous offensive player of the week honors.
PERSONAL: Born Rotravis Lakwan Butler in Miami, Fla., on January 5, 1992... Son of Leartis Butler... Two favorite movies are “Taken” and “Don’t Be a Menace to Society”... Favorite food is steak... Favorite Georgia Southern traditions are the chant before the game and touching the Erk statue... If he could have a ticket to any game, would want to attend the Super Bowl because of the intensity and feel for the game by being there... Names his mother as having the biggest influence in his life because “without her, none of this would have happened and I am truly blessed to have her in my life”.
MAJOR: Justice Studies.