Jake Butt 88
Jake  Butt


Pickerington, Ohio

High School:
Pickerington North

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 248




Sporting News Tabs Butt, Peppers as All-Americans

Sporting News Tabs Butt, Peppers as Football All-Americans


Lewis, Butt Named AP All-Americans

Lewis, Butt Named AP Football All-Americans


Butt, Lewis, Peppers Earn All-America Honors from SI

Butt, Lewis, Peppers Earn All-America Football Honors from SI


Butt Earns Big Ten Tight End of the Year Honors

Butt Earns Big Ten Tight End of the Year Honors


Kornacki: Butt's Hands Made in Ohio; Butt's Heart Belongs to U-M

Kornacki: Butt's Hands Made in Ohio; Butt's Heart Belongs to U-M




• Receptions: 8 - Utah, 2015
Yards: 102- Rutgers, 2015
Long: 56- Rutgers, 2015
TDs: 1 - 5x (last: at Penn State, 2015)

At Michigan
• Two-year letterman; Has appeared in 36 games at tight end, making 24 starts.
• Earned 2015 All-Big Ten first team honors
• 2015 Kwalick-Clark Big Ten Tight End of the Year
• 2015 All-American First Team (SI and CBS Sports)
• 2015 All-American Second Team (AP and Sporting News)

Junior (2015)
• Appeared in 13 games, making 11 starts
• at Utah (Sept. 3): Hauled in a career-high eight passes for a career-best 93 yards and one touchdown; Surpassed the 500-yard mark for his career, finishing the game with 539 career yards
• Oregon State (Sept. 12): Caught four passes for 25 yards
• UNLV (Sept. 19): Caught four passes for 25 yards
• BYU (Sept. 26): Caught one pass for a then career-long 40-yard reception
• at Maryland (Oct. 3): Hauled in four passes for 61 yards, and a new career-long 44-yard reception
• Northwestern (Oct. 10): Recorded three catches for 40 yards, with a long of 32 yards
• at Minnesota (Oct. 31): Hauled in four catches for 38 yards, with a long of 18 yards
• Rutgers (Nov. 7): Caught four passes for a career-best 102 yards; added a career-long 56-yard reception
• at Indiana (Nov. 14): Had seven receptions for 82 yards and a touchdown
• at Penn State (Nov. 21): Tallied five receptions for 66 yards and a touchdown
• Ohio State (Nov. 28): Recorded five catches for 54 yards
• at Florida (Jan. 1): Caught three passes for 34 yards

Sophomore (2014)
• Earned second varsity letter
• Appeared in 10 games, making five starts
• Caught 21 passes for 211 yards and two touchdowns
• at Ohio State (Nov. 29): Recorded four receptions for 25 yards and a touchdown
• Maryland (Nov. 22): Caught four passes for 28 yards
• at Michigan State (Oct. 25): Recorded one reception for five yard; Caught pass on successful two-point conversion
• Penn State (Oct. 11): Tallied two receptions for 12 yards
• at Rutgers (Oct. 4): Caught one pass for 20 yards
• Minnesota (Sept. 27): Hauled in two receptions for 13 yards
• Utah (Sept. 20); Caught one pass for four yards
• Miami (OH) (Sept. 13); Recorded three receptions for 59 yards and one touchdown
• Notre Dame (Sept. 6); Made season debut

Freshman (2013)
• ESPN.com All-Big Ten Freshman Team
• Earned first varsity letter
• U-M Athletic Academic
• Appeared in 13 games at tight end, making eight starts
• Recorded 20 receptions for 235 yards and two touchdowns
• Ohio State (Nov. 30) at Made five catches for 85 yards and one touchdown
• Northwestern (Nov. 16): Caught his first career touchdown pass in overtime
• Akron (Sept. 14): Made first career start
• Central Michigan (Aug. 31): Tallied first career reception for eight yards

• Attended Pickerington North High School (2012) coached by Tom Phillips

Key Statistics
• Caught 96 passes for 1,361 yards and 20 touchdowns on offense and had 142 tackles, 39.5 tackles for loss and 20.5 sacks on defense during career
• Hauled in 68 receptions for 907 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior
• Caught 27 passes for 424 yards and seven touchdowns as a junior
• Totaled 42 tackles, 17 tackles-for-loss, and 10 sacks as a junior
• Tallied 15 tackles-for-loss, including seven sacks, with eight pass breakups as a sophomore

Honors and Rankings
• Attended but did not participate due to injury in the Army All-America Game
• Named AP Division I All-Ohio first-team as a senior

• Jake D. Butt was born July 11, 1995
• Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in sociology.


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