MFE Elite Pro Days – Jabari Butler @jjjbutler20
MFE Elite Pro Days announcing
Jabari Butler, 6’0″ 187 CB / Returner
North Carolina A & T
committed to Pro Day April 4th Pittsburgh, PA
*Aggies add an outstanding cornerback late in the recruiting process to help a defense that already had one of the best pass defenses in the nation … Started his collegiate career at Abeliene Christian before moving on to Penn State University in 2017 … Has big-play ability and a nose for the football in coverage … Will be a nice addition in the Aggies defensive backfield which already has All-American Frank “Mac” McCain III.
2018 Season at Penn State: Did not play in a game.
2017 Season at Penn State: Did not play in a game … Took a redshirt season as a junior.
2016 Season at Abeliene Christian: Played in six games with two starts … Was selected as a preseason first-team All-Southland Conference player … Made five tackles and recovered a fumble against Northern Colorado on Sept. 10 … Totaled one tackle and broke up a pass at Stephen F. Austin on Sept. 24.
2015 Season at Abeliene Christian: Played in 11 games with 10 starts … Made 40 tackles, intercepted six passes for a total of 114 return yards, broke up nine passes and had 15 pass deflections … Led the Southland Conference in interceptions on his way to being named Southland Conference freshman of the year … Finished sixth in the voting for FCS Freshman of the Year … Also, named first-team All-Southland Conference … Named Southland Conference defensive player of the week on Nov. 2 after intercepting two passes, breaking up two passes and making tackles against McNeese State … Had three tackles, grabbed two interceptions and returned those two picks for a total of 56 yards against Houston Baptist.
High School: Played his high school football at Bishop Gorman in Las Vegas, Nev … Played one season at Churchill High School in Potomac, Md … Was a two-time Nevada State Champion and 2014 USA Today National Champion at Bishop Gorman (2013 & 2014)… Guided the Gailes to a 15-0 record in 2014 and a 13-2 mark in 2013 … Selected first-team All-City by the Las Vegas Sun as a senior … Was an All-District selection as a junior and a senior … Finished his senior season with 31 tackles, 11 pass breakups, three interceptions and 14 pass deflections … As a junior, he posted 36 tackles, 10 pass breakups, four interceptions and 14 pass deflections … Rated a three-star prospect by ESPN and Rivals and a two-star recruit by Scout … ESPN ranked him the 11th-best player in Nevada and Rivals ranked him the seventh-best … Also participated in track and field in high school with a personal-best 10.65 in the 100 meters.
Personal: Full name is Jabari Jamaal Joseph Butler … He is the son of Yvette and Duane Butler and was born April 12, 1997 … Has two siblings, Khari and Aliyah … Father played football and ran track and field at Long Beach State … Majors in telecommunications and enjoys watching movies, reading, traveling and playing video games.