New England Patriots
Position
CB
 
Jersey
20
Name  Darius Butler
Born  3/18/1986
Height  5-10
Weight  185
College  Connecticut
DEFENSE
Year S-Tkl A-Tkl Total Sack S-Yds PD FF Safety
YTD 41 5.0 46.0 0.0 0 8 2 0
2013 (IND) 42 9.0 51.0 0.0 0 15 0 0
2012 (IND) 20 8.0 28.0 0.0 0 8 1 0
2011 (CAR) 27 5.0 32.0 0.0 0 7 0 0
2010 22 1.0 23.0 0.0 0 6 0 0
2009 32 2.0 34.0 0.0 0 8 0 0

PUNT RETURNS
Year Returns FC Yds Lng TD
2013 (IND) 1 0 9 9 0

KICKOFF RETURNS
Year Returns FC Yds Lng TD
2009 5 0 104 26 0

INTERCEPTIONS
Year Int Yds Lng TD
2013 (IND) 4 79 41 1
2012 (IND) 4 101 51 2
2009 3 91 91 1

FUMBLES
Year Fumbles Own-Rec Rec-Yds Rec-TD Forced Opp-Rec ORec-Yds ORec-TD
YTD (IND) 0 0 0 0 2 1 7 0
2013 (IND) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
2012 (IND) 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
2010 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

 
Notes:
After red-shirting in 2004, Butler started in 21 of his next 22 games between 2005-06, recording 86 tackles and eight INTs over that stretch...In 2007, he started all 13 games and ended the season with 54 stops and two picks...Fell off in his senior season, notching just 40 tackles with no INTs...Still an All-Big East selection despite missing two games due to injury...Has great speed and leaping ability...Changes direction well...Aggressive and solid kick returner...Didn't make many big plays as a senior...Tends to give too much ofa cushion at the line...Durability is somewhat of a concern.