RB/DB Camps With Northwestern

South Holland (Ill.) Thornwood defensive back, running back, Andre Butler talks about his scholarship offers, current favorites and summer plans.

Name - Andre Butler

Position - Running Back/Defensive Back

Ht, Wt, Speed - 5-11, 190, 4.5

High School - (Ill.) Thornwood

Honors -All-Conference in 2002.

Scholarship Offers -Northwestern, Illinois and Ball State.


Favorites - Notre Dame, Northwestern, Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana.

Comments - A prospect from to watch in 2003 will be Thornwood athlete Andre Butler.

Butler already has three scholarship offers. He's an athletic prospect that could play on either side of the ball at the next level.

"I have offers from Northwestern, Illinois and Ball State," said Andre Butler.

"Notre Dame, Northwestern, Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana are my favorites right now.

"I camped at Northwestern last week. I'm definitely going to camp at Notre Dame and I might camp at Wisconsin."

Butler only played in five games last year because of a broken hand. He still managed 600 yards rushing and scored four touchdowns. He averaged 8.4 yards per clip.

On the defensive side of the ball, Butler had 60 tackles, four sacks and one interception.

Butler was a member of the Thornwood 4x200 relay team that just won a state championship in Illinois.

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