Thursday, August 4, 2011

Villanova Football Season Countdown: 27 is For Terry Butler

Running Back- 2001-2004

After backing up Brian Westbrook during his freshman season, Terry Butler took over as a sophomore and became the feature back for Villanova's 2002 national semifinal run. During the 2002 season, Butler ran for 868 rushing yards on 202 carries and scored 12 touchdowns. As his career wound on, he began to share the load more and more with Moe Gibson, but he still ranks fourth all time in school history in career rushing yards with 2,220 yards, and scored as many total touchdowns in his career as Matt Szczur. After his Villanova career was over, Butler spent the 2005 season in the NFL with the New York Jets.

Career Stats:
498 Carries
2,220 Rushing Yards
30 Total Touchdowns

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