Jake Butt 88
Jake  Butt


Pickerington, Ohio

High School:
Pickerington North

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 250




Kornacki: Butt Chases Greatness, Loves Watching 'Hype Train' Roll

Kornacki: Butt Chases Greatness, Watches Football 'Hype Train' Roll


Butt Mentoring Michigan Tight Ends, Ann Arbor Youngster

Butt Mentoring Football's Tight Ends, Ann Arbor Youngster


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




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

At Michigan
• Three-year letterman; Has appeared in 42 games at tight end, making 30 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)
• 2015 John Mackey Award Semifinalist

Senior (2016)
• Recorded seven receptions against UCF (Sept. 10), giving him 100 receptions on his career
• Made seven catches for 86 yards and two scores against UCF (Sept. 10), the first multi-TD game of his career
• Hauled in another six catches for 75 yards against Colorado (Sept. 17)
• Made four receptions with a 25-yard long against Penn State (Sept. 24)
• Hauled in three catches for 31 yards vs. Wisconsin (Oct. 1)
• Had a five-yard reception at Rutgers (Oct. 8)

Junior (2015)
• Earned third varsity letter
• 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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