Donald Butler is an American football player who is currently a freelance player. He plays college football at the University of Washington. He was considered one of the top defenders for the 2010 NFL Draft and was selected with the 79th pick overall by the San Diego Chargers.
|Date of birth||Oct 17, 1988|
|Place of birth||Sacramento, California|
|High school||Fair Oaks (CA) Del Campo|
|NFL Draft||2010 / Round: 3/ Pick: 79|
NFL linebacker who was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in 2010. He became a team captain by his fourth season and signed a multi-year deal with the team in 2014.
He played college football for the Washington Huskies, posting 159 solo tackles during his 4-year career there.
The Chargers traded up 12 spots to take him in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft.
His mother, Janet Rice, raised him as a single parent.
He stripped the ball and recovered a fumble from Cincinnati Bengals running back Giovani Bernard during the Wild Card round of the 2013 NFL Playoffs.
- Sports athletes in Sacramento, California
- Football players of the Washington Huskies
Latest information about Donald Butler updated on June 16 2021.