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    Brice Butler
    Brice Butler

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Norcross, GA

    High School:
    Norcross

    Height / Weight:
    6-4 / 195

    Position:
    WR

    Birthdate:
    01/29/1990

    Experience:
    2V

    CAREER: He has 29 career receptions for 404 yards (13.9 avg.) with 3 TDs. He has 1 career start.

    2010: Butler was a backup wide receiver as a sophomore in 2010. Overall in 2010 while appearing in 12 games (all but Notre Dame), he caught 9 passes for 112 yards (12.4 avg.) with 1 TD and also made a tackle. He had 1 catch for 9 yards at Hawaii and 1 for 4 yards at Minnesota, then had a 7-yard TD grab at Washington State. He caught a 25-yard pass at Stanford, had 2 catches for 18 yards against California and then 3 for 49 yards against Arizona State.

    2009: Butler saw significant playing time as a backup wide receiver as a redshirt freshman in 2009. Overall in 2009 while appearing in all 13 games (he even started against Stanford), he had 20 receptions for 292 yards (14.6 avg.) with 2 TDs. He made the 2009 ESPN.com Pac-10 All-Freshman first team.

    He had 1 catch against San Jose State (11 yards), Washington (11 yards) and Washington State (29-yard TD). He then caught 2 passes at both California (27 yards) and Notre Dame (32 yards). He added a 20-yard receptions against Oregon State, a 25-yard grab at Oregon and an 11-yarder at Arizona State. While starting versus Stanford, he had 6 receptions for 96 yards (both career highs) with a 36-yard TD. He had 2 catches for 13 yards against UCLA, a 14-yard reception against Arizona and a 3-yard catch against Boston College.

    2008: Butler redshirted as a freshman wide receiver in 2008, his first year at USC.

    HIGH SCHOOL: His 2007 honors included Super Prep All-American, Prep Star All-American, ESPN 150, Super Prep Elite 50, Prep Star Dream Team, Super Prep All-Dixie, Prep Star All-Southeast and Atlanta Journal Constitution Super Southern 100 as a senior wide receiver at Norcross (Ga.) High. He had 1,186 receiving yards with 15 TD catches in 2007.

    As a junior in 2006, he had 35 receptions for 680 yards (19.4 avg.) with 9 TDs.

    PERSONAL: He's a public policy, management and planning major at USC. His father, Bobby, was a 1980 All-American cornerback at Florida State who then played 12 years (1981-92) with the Atlanta Falcons. His brother, Brenton, was on Fordham's basketball team (2007-10).

    BRICE BUTLER ON:

    Advice from his father. "He just says to stay focused and dow what you've got to do. I just want to do the best I can and make the most of my opportunities."

    RECYDSAVGTDLG
    2009 (Fr.)2029214.6236

    GAME-BY-GAME WITH BRICE BUTLER

    2009

    RECYDSAVGTDLG
    San Jose St.11111.0011
    Washington11111.0011
    Wash. St.12929.0129
    California22713.5015
    Notre Dame23216.0017
    Oregon St.12020.0020
    Oregon12525.0025
    Arizona St.11111.0011
    Stanford*69616.0136
    UCLA2136.508
    Arizona11414.0014
    Bost. Col. (EB)133.003
    2009 (Fr.)2029214.6236

    *Starter