30 Luke Butts
30 Luke Butts
Height: 5-9
Weight: 180
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Warrensburg, Ill.
High School: Warrensburg
Position: DB
Major: Economics
Career Stats DEFENSE KICKOFF RETURNS PUNT RETURNS
YEAR GP SOLO ASST. TOTAL TFL SACKS INT FR FF NO. YDS. AVG NO. YDS. AVG.
2008 10 39 35 74 5.5 0.0 1 0 2 4 83 20.8 0 0 0.0
2009 10 59 26 85 7.0 1.5 4 2 0 0 0 0.0 3 9 3.0
2010 10 60 30 90 6.0 0.0 3 2 1 0 0 0.0 1 9 9.0
2011 10 50 30 80 6.5 0.0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0
CAREER 40 208 121 329 25.0 1.5 10 4 3 4 83 20.8 4 18 4.5

 

Career Single-Game Highs
CATEGORY NO. OPPONENT / DATE
Tackles 13 Four Times (last vs. Knox College on Oct. 30, 2010)
Tackles for Loss 2.5 Two Times (last at Concordia University Chicago on Sept. 3, 2011)
Sacks 1.0 at Beloit College on Oct. 3, 2009
Interceptions 2 vs. Beloit College on Oct. 9, 2010

 

Awards
YEAR AWARDS
2008 1st varsity letter
Honorable Mention All-Midwest Conference
2009 2nd varsity letter
Second Team All-Midwest Conference
Academic All-Midwest Conference
2010 3rd varsity letter
Academic-All Midwest Conference
2011 4th varsity letter
Team Captain
First Team All-Midwest Conference
Third Team All-West Region (D3football.com)
Nick Wasylik Senior Athletic Award 

 

Other Notables
YEAR NOTES
2008 Started every game
Tied for third on the team and 15th in the Midwest Conference in tackles
Ranked sixth on the squad in tackles for loss
Recorded at least one tackle in every game and five or more eight times
Led the team or tied for the team-lead in tackles three times
Forced a fumble against Illinois College on Sept. 20
Made a dozen tackles, including first career tackle for loss, at St. Norbert on Sept. 27
Recorded season-high 13 tackles and recorded first career interception at Knox Nov. 1
Made 10 tackles and forced a fumble in season finale against Carroll on Nov. 8
2009 Started every game for the second straight season
Led the team and tied for first in the conference in interceptions and solo tackles
Ranked second on the squad and seventh in the league in overall tackles
Tied for sixth on the team in tackles for loss
Recorded at least six tackles in every game and 10 or more three times
Accounted for six turnovers (2 FR, 4 INT) in six-game span from Sept. 19 to Oct. 24
Blocked a field goal in season opener at Aurora University on Sept. 5
Recorded first career sack at Beloit College on Oct. 3
Had 10 tackles, an interception, and a fumble recovery against St. Norbert on Sept. 26
Made 10 tackles and returned an interception 23 yards at Grinnell College on Oct. 17
Tied for the team lead and his career-high with 13 tackles versus Monmouth on Oct. 24
Also picked off a pass for the fourth time in five games on Oct. 24
2010 Started every game for the third year in a row
Led the Foresters and ranked fifth in the Midwest Conference and tied-for-94th in the nation in tackles per game
Also finished fourth on the squad in tackles for loss
Led Lake Forest with 12 special teams tackles on the year (all on kickoff returns)
Had at least four tackles in every game and 10 or more six times
Led the team with 10 tackles (7 solos) in season opener against Concordia University Chicago on Sept. 4
Forced and recovered a fumble against Grinnell College on Sept. 25
Had 11 tackles, an interception, and a tackle for loss at Carroll University on Oct. 2
Intercepted a pair of passes and recovered a fumble against Beloit College on Oct. 9
Made a season-high 13 tackles at Monmouth College on Oct. 16 and against Knox College on Oct. 30
2011 Started every game for the fourth year in a row
Served as Team Captain
Led team in tackles and ranked eighth in the Midwest Conference in tackles
Tied for second on team in interceptions
Had three games with double digit tackles and at least eight tackles in six games
Recorded ten solo tackles at Lawrence University on Oct. 22
Tied for first on the team in pass break ups
Twice recorded a season high twelve tackles (most recently at Lawrence University on Oct. 22)