Karl Butler

Vanderbilt Commodores #28 - Linebacker

  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 215

Unheralded Recruits the Key to Vanderbilt Success

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Vanderbilt got a solid recruiting class in Derek Mason's first full cycle, but history shows that it's the two and three-star players who make a difference in Nashville. So who will step up for the...

Vandy Football 2014 Position Previews: Cornerback

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Vanderbilt will have to replace Andre Hal and Steven Clarke, but a cache of young standouts are ready to step into the spotlight. Can Paris Head, Torren McGaster, and Darrius Sims keep Vandy's...

Vandy starts over again

Derek Mason has the perfect résumé for continuing Vandy's winning ways in James Franklin's absence. But while the defense has some exciting play-makers, the offense will be a question mark.

2014 SEC Football Position Rankings: LBs

To avoid summer boredom, we, SB Nation's SEC blogs, will be voting once a week until football season, ranking the position groups for SEC football as we countdown to the first weekend of the season.

Vandy 2014 Position Previews: Inside Linebacker

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Vanderbilt relied on some youngsters to keep their linebacking crew intact last season. Now, players like Darreon Herring, Jake Sealand, and Zach Cunningham will have to grow up in a big way to...

Where Vandy's Drafted, Undrafted Seniors Landed

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The 2014 NFL Draft is over, and the most successful class of players in Vanderbilt's modern era are headed to the pros. Here's where the Commodores' draftees and undrafted free agents ended up...

2014 NFL Draft Capsules: Karl Butler, LB/S

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Karl Butler was a hybrid linebacker/safety at the "star" position for Vanderbilt in 2012 and 2013. Can he find a spot in the NFL Draft in 2014?

Five Commodores Selected to Attend NFL Combine

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Five players from Vanderbilt's 2012 season will try to make a good impression on NFL scouts at the 2014 Combine in Indianapolis. That includes former 'Dore Chris Boyd, who finished up his degree at...

The SIR Awards: Vandy FB's Breakout Player of 2013

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Darreon Herring was Vanderbilt's rock amongst the linebacking corps, bringing consistency and intelligent play to an unstable lineup. The sophomore bruiser finished the season with 80 tackles and...

Vandy Holds Off Houston to Win BBVA Compass Bowl

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James Franklin notched his second-straight nine-win season at Vanderbilt as the Commodores topped 8-5 Houston 41-24 in the BBVA Compass Bowl. Jordan Matthews had a bowl record 143 yards...

Saturday Predictions: Vanderbilt vs. Houston

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Vanderbilt football returns to the gridiron after a perfect November (and December). Can an underrated Houston team derail their hopes for a second-straight nine-win season?

The Commodore Review: Vandy 23, Wake Forest 21

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Vanderbilt got vintage performances from a pair of seniors in their final game at Vanderbilt Stadium. Carey Spear and Jordan Matthews secured their All-SEC legacies as they led Vandy to a...