|No. 86 Free Agent|
|Date of birth:August 21, 1987|
|Place of birth: Detroit, Michigan|
|Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)||Weight: 255 lb (116 kg)|
|Undrafted in 2009|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
| * Green Bay Packers ( 2009)*
|Roster status: Practice squad|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2009|
Carson Butler, Jr. (born August 21, 1987) is an American football tight end who is currently a member of the New England Patriots. He was signed by the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He played college football at Michigan. Butler has also been a member of the Detroit Lions, San Francisco 49ers, Cincinnati Bengals, New York Giants, Tennessee Titans, and New England Patriots.
After high school, Butler attended the University of Michigan, where he saw playing time as a true freshman in 2006. He played tight end for two more seasons, switching to defensive end during the 2008 season. He finished his three-year career with 41 receptions for 429 yards and three touchdowns, as well as three tackles on defense in 29 games played.
Green Bay PackersEdit
San Francisco 49ersEdit
New York GiantsEdit
Butler signed a reserve/future contract on January 19, 2010. He was waived on June 21, 2010.
First stint with the PatriotsEdit
Butler signed with the New England Patriots on August 2, 2010. He was waived on September 3, 2010.
Butler was signed to the Tennessee Titans' practice squad on September 7, 2010. He was released on September 15, 2010.
Second stint with the PatriotsEdit
The Patriots signed Butler to their practice squad on September 21, 2010. He was re-signed to a future contract for the 2011 season on January 18, 2011. He was waived on September 2. He was then re-signed to the practice squad on January 26, 2012.