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James
Butler
#24 Running Back
James
Butler
#24 Running Back
Height 5'9
Weight 210 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1995-02-19 (26)
Born Chicago, IL
School Iowa
Status AMER
Rushes 48
Yards 179
Touchdowns 1
Average 3.73

Born: February 19, 1995- Chicago, Illinois
2021Years as a Lion: 1st   Years in CFL: 1st   Status: American
Career Games: 0   Playoffs: 0    Grey Cup: 0

Acquired:
James was signed as a free agent by the Lions in December 2020.

Highlights:

2019: James attended training camp with the Saskatchewan Roughriders and wound up back on the Oakland Raiders practice squad following his release.
2018: Landed with the Oakland Raiders as a non-drafted free agent and suited up in pre-season before spending the rest of the year on the team’s practice squad.

College:
2017: James transferred to Iowa for his senior season and rushed for 396 yards and a touchdown on 91 carries.
2014-2016: In three productive seasons with the Nevada Wolfpack, James rushed for a total of 3,316 yards and 27 touchdowns while also adding 49 receptions for 438 yards and three majors. He was named Nevada’s Offensive Player of the Year in 2016 and twice earned an All-Mountain West Conference honourable mention.

Seasons

Rushing

YEAR TEAM GP CAR YDS TDS AVG LG
2021
BC 7 48 179 1 3.7 12
Total
7 48 179 1 3.7 12

Receiving

YEAR TEAM GP REC ATT YDS YAC TD AVG LG
2021
BC 7 19 24 115 100 1 6.1 20
Total
7 19 24 115 100 1 6.1 20

Kickoff Returns

YEAR TEAM GP KOR YDS AVG LG TD
2021
BC 7 10 233 23.30 36 0
Total
7 10 233 23.3 36 0

Game Log

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
08-06
1 SSK 8 24 0 3.0 12
08-12
2 CGY 11 37 0 3.4 10
09-18
7 MTL 12 36 1 3.0 11
09-24
8 SSK 3 7 0 2.3 7
10-01
9 WPG 2 5 0 2.5 5
10-16
11 CGY 6 29 0 4.8 9
10-23
12 WPG 6 41 0 6.8 12
Total
48 179 1 3.7 66

Receiving

DATE WEEK OPP REC ATT YDS TD AVG LG
08-06
1 SSK 4 6 32 1 8.0 19
08-12
2 CGY 5 5 3 0 0.6 10
09-18
7 MTL 2 2 17 0 8.5 14
09-24
8 SSK 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-01
9 WPG 2 2 11 0 5.5 8
10-16
11 CGY 4 7 47 0 11.8 20
10-23
12 WPG 2 2 5 0 2.5 10
Total
19 24 115 1 6.1 81

Punt Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
08-06
1 SSK 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-12
2 CGY 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-18
7 MTL 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-24
8 SSK 0 0 0.00 0 0
10-01
9 WPG 0 0 0.00 0 0
10-16
11 CGY 0 0 0.00 0 0
10-23
12 WPG 0 0 0.00 0 0
Total
0 0 0.0 0 0

Kickoff Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
08-06
1 SSK 2 52 26.00 36 0
08-12
2 CGY 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-18
7 MTL 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-24
8 SSK 2 43 21.50 22 0
10-01
9 WPG 5 119 23.80 32 0
10-16
11 CGY 1 19 19.00 19 0
10-23
12 WPG 0 0 0.00 0 0
Total
10 233 0.0 36 90.3