Carolina Panthers select Vernon Butler with No. 30 overall pick

After months of speculation, the Carolina Panthers have made their first round selection in the 2016 NFL Draft. Vernon Butler, a defensive tackle out of Louisiana Tech University becomes the newest player to don the black, silver, and blue. Rumors swirled over the last few weeks, with many pundits including myself believing that defensive end Kevin Dodd would be who the Panthers...
April 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Panthers take DT Vernon Butler from La. Tech with 30th pick

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The NFC champion Carolina Panthers selected defensive tackle Vernon Butler from Louisiana Tech with the 30th overall pick in the NFL draft on Thursday night. The 6-foot-3, 316-pound Butler gives the Panthers another big interior defensive lineman or ''hog molly,'' as general manager Dave Gettleman likes to call them. He had 50 tackles and three sacks last...
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April 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers Select Louisiana Tech DT Vernon Butler No. 30 Overall

The first round of the 2016 NFL Draft is just about over, but not before the defending NFC champion Carolina Panthers make their selection. The 30th pick? Louisiana Tech’s Vernon Butler. Round: 1 Pick: 30 With the #30 pick in the 2016 #NFLDraft, the @Panthers select DT Vernon Butler! — NFL (@NFL) April 29, 2016 Selection: The Carolina Panthers select...
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April 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Three draft prospects the Cincinnati Bengals may target

The NFL draft is right around the corner, and teams are beginning to zero in on certain prospects that they may like. Teams are hosting players for individual visits and workouts, and are thus showing their cards a bit in terms of who they like and what positions they feel they should address. The Cincinnati Bengals are no different, as they too have recently hosted a number of...
April 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Bengals looking to add defensive line depth

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Cincinnati Bengals might be looking to add depth at defensive tackle in the...
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April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Texans draft prospect: Vernon Butler of Louisiana Tech

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Houston needs a guy along the defensive line who can take some of the weight off...
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March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

DT Vernon Butler drew rave reviews at NFL Scouting Combine

One of the deepest positions in this year’s NFL Draft class is defensive line, and one who drew rave reviews at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis last month was Louisiana Tech defensive tackle Vernon Butler. As one scout told Bob McGinn of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, “everybody loved” Butler at the Combine. Big 5-technique,” the scout said. “He can do a lot...
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March 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Steelers Meet With Louisiana Tech DT Vernon Butler At Combine

The Pittsburgh Steelers could very well wind up addressing their defensive line during the 2016 NFL Draft as they could certainly use some quality depth at both defensive end and nose tackle. On Saturday, one draft hopeful, Louisiana Tech defensive tackle Vernon Butler, said during his interview with the media that... The post Steelers Meet With Louisiana Tech DT Vernon Butler...
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February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Louisiana Tech DT Vernon Butler

As you should know by now, our attention has now shifted to the 2016 NFL Draft as it relates to the prospects. From now until the draft takes place, we hope to profile as many draft prospects as we possibly can for you. Most of these player profiles will be... The post 2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Louisiana Tech DT Vernon Butler appeared first on Steelers Depot by Luc Polglaze...
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February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 Senior Bowl Preview: North Defense, led by Vernon Butler and Tavon Young

The North Roster offers three potential first-round prospects on the defensive line, a host of quality linebackers and the Senior Bowl’s best cornerback, even though he may not be well known yet.  By: Eric Galko, OS Staff Defensive Linemen Vernon Butler, DT, Louisiana Tech One of three Louisiana Tech prospects at the Senior Bowl, Vernon Butler has a real chance at being the...
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January 25, 2016  |  Discuss

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