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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 (27)
Born Chicago, IL
School Iowa
Status AMER
Rushes 101
Yards 497
Touchdowns 2
Average 4.92

Born: February 19, 1995- Chicago, Illinois
2022Years as a Lion: 2nd   Years in CFL: 2nd   Status: American
Career Games: 11   Playoffs: 0    Grey Cup: 0

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

Highlights:

2021: Butler suited up in 11 games as the Lions’ feature back and would finish with 497 yards and two touchdowns on 101 carries. The versatile back also added 39 receptions for 243 yards while catching a touchdown pass from Michael Reilly in the season opener in Saskatchewan.

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 11 101 497 2 4.9 29
Total
11 101 497 2 4.9 29

Receiving

YEAR TEAM GP REC ATT YDS YAC TD AVG LG
2021
BC 11 39 47 243 215 1 6.2 25
Total
11 39 47 243 215 1 6.2 25

Kickoff Returns

YEAR TEAM GP KOR YDS AVG LG TD
2021
BC 11 16 325 20.30 36 0
Total
11 16 325 20.3 36 0

Game Log

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
Total
0 0 0 0.0 0

Receiving

DATE WEEK OPP REC ATT YDS TD AVG LG
Total
0 0 0 0 0.0 0

Punt Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
Total
0 0 0.0 0 0

Kickoff Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
Total
0 0 0.0 0 0