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#87 Harrison Butker

Harrison Butker - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Height 6-3
Weight 202
Birthdate 07/14/1995
Hometown Decatur, Ga.
Last School Westminster
Year Senior
Height / Weight 6-3 / 210
Harrison Butker - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets


2016 (Senior): Georgia Tech’s starting place kicker … finished his career as Georgia Tech’s all-time leading scorer with 337 career points and 208 career PATs … ranks third in school history in career field-goal percentage (.717) and fifth in career field goals (43) … one of three team captains in 2016 … honorable-mention all-ACC (media) … led Georgia Tech and ranked 10th in the ACC (all positions) in scoring with 91 points (7.0 ppg) … made 15-of-17 field goals, good for an .882 percentage that led the ACC and ranked 13th nationally … was 8-for-8 on field-goal attempts from 40-plus yards out … was 46-for-46 on PAT attempts … scored 10 points (2-for-2 FG, 3-for-3 PAT) at Pittsburgh (Oct. 8) … tallied eight points in back-to-back games versus Duke (1-for-1 FG, 5-for-5 PAT on Oct. 29) and at North Carolina (2-for-2 FG, 2-for-2 PAT on Nov. 5) … set a career high with 12 points and matched a career high with three field goals in Georgia Tech’s 30-20 win at No. 18 Virginia Tech (Nov. 12) … set a Georgia Tech postseason record by making 4-of-4 field goals (23, season-ling 52, 44 and 26 yards) in TaxSlayer Bowl win over Kentucky (Dec. 31) … accounted for 15 of the Yellow Jackets’ 33 points in the 33-18 win over UK … was also a huge weapon on kickoffs, with 54-of-73 traditional kickoffs (pooch and post-safety kicks not included) going for touchbacks … only five of his kickoffs were returned past the 25 yard line and none were returned past the 38 yard line … opponents’ average starting field position was their own 24.5 yard line following Georgia Tech kickoffs.

2015 (Junior): Played in all 11 games … Connected on career-best 9-of-9 PATs in season-opening win vs. Alcorn State (Sept. 3) … Tied career best with perfect 9-of-9 showing on PATs vs. Tulane (Sept. 12) … Connected on two field goals from 52 and 48 at Duke (Sept. 26) … Hit 37-yard field goal and was 4-of-4 on PATs vs. North Carolina (Oct. 3) … Made 39-yard field goal and was 3-of-3 on PATs at Clemson (Oct. 10) … Was 4-of-4 on PATs vs. Pitt (Oct. 17) … Connected on 3-of-3 FGs, including game-tying 35-yarder vs. Florida State (Oct. 24).

2014 (Sophomore): Played in all 14 games … Georgia Tech’s leading scorer on season with 98 points … His 98 points are second-most single-season points by kicker in Tech history … Converted 65-of-66 PATs, which are most single-season PATs made in school history … Converted all seven point-after attemps in Tech’s 49-34 Orange Bowl win over Mississippi State (Dec. 31) … Averaged 61.1 yards on eight kickoffs with four touchbacks … Went 5-for-5 in PATs and averaged 64.8 yards with five kickoffs that included two touchbacks vs. Florida State in ACC Championship Game (Dec. 6) … Made career-long 53 yard field goal as time expired to send game into overtime at Georgia (Nov. 29) … Was third-longest made field goal in Georgia Tech history … Made three field goals (25, 32, 41) and averaged 64.9 yards on seven kickoffs vs. Clemson (Nov. 15) … Tied career high 8-for-8 PATs and had nine kickoffs that went for average of 62.4 yards and three touchbacks at NC State (Nov. 8) … Went 5-for-5 on PATs and averaged 60.8 yards on six kickoffs with two touchbacks vs. Virginia (Nov. 1) … Tied career high with eight PATs made and averaged 64.1 yards on nine kickoffs, which included six touchbacks, at Pitt (Oct. 25) … Went 4-for-4 on PATs, kicked 27-yard field goal and averaged 65 yards on seven kickoffs, which included four touchbacks, at North Carolina (Oct. 18) … Converted two field goals while averaging 65 yards per kickoff on four kicks that were all touchbacks vs. Duke (Oct. 11) … Averaged 64.6 yards per kickoff with two touchbacks on five kickoffs and made 4-for-4 PATs vs. Miami (Oct. 4) … Kicked game-winning 24-yard field goal as time expired at Virginia Tech (Sept. 20) … Also made 3-for-3 PATs, 43-yard field goal and averaged 65 yards on five kickoffs, which included four touchbacks, at Virginia Tech … Made 6-for-6 PATs and averaged 61.4 yards on seven kickoffs, including four for touchbacks vs. Georgia Southern (Sept. 13, 2014) … Was 1-for-2 at Tulane (Sept. 6), making then-season-long 46 yard field goal, made 5-of-5 PATS and kicked five of six kickoffs for touchbacks, averaging 65 yards per kickoff … Against Wofford (Aug. 30), was 1-for-2 making 30-yard field goal, 5-of-5 PATs and kicked five of six kickoffs for touchbacks.

2013 (True Freshman): Played in all 13 games … Georgia Tech’s leading scorer … 83 points were seventh-most single-season points by kicking in Tech history … Converted 53 of 54 PATs, tying for second-most single-season PATs in school history … Only miss was result of bad snap at Miami … Made 10 of 14 field goal attempts (.714) … Booted five field goals longer than 40 yards … Made nine of final 11 field goal attempts … 30 of 73 kickoffs were touchbacks … Recorded four solo tackles … Got college career off to good start by making 8-of-8 PATs and kicking seven of nine kickoffs for touchbacks vs. Elon (Aug. 31) … Booted 49-yard field goals at Duke (Sept. 14) and vs. Virginia Tech (Sept. 26) … Made all eight PATs vs. Syracuse (Oct. 19) … Made 4-of-4 PATs and converted two field goals vs. Georgia (Nov. 30) … 2013-14 ACC Honor Roll.

High School: Westminster, 2013 … Lettered three years in football and basketball, and four years of soccer … Named all-state kicker in 2011 and 2012 … Named Athlete of the Year … First-team all-America pick … Holds Westminster’s school record for longest field goal (53 yards) and also holds school mark for most field goals in a season, going 16-for-17 during junior year … Won a pair of state championships on soccer field in 2011 and 2012.

Personal: Full name is Harrison K. Butker … Born July 14, 1995 in Decatur, Ga. … Son of Harrison and Elizabeth Butker … Has one sister, Charlotte … Did not begin playing football competitively until sophomore year of high school … Plays tuba … Chose Tech because he loved coaching staff and he grew up a Yellow Jacket fan … Set to graduate in May 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering.

Field Goals Made: 4 vs. Kentucky, Dec. 31, 2016
Long Field Goal:
53 yards at Georgia, Nov. 29, 2014
PATs Made:
 9, twice – last vs. Tulane, Sept. 12, 2015
Points Scored: 15 points vs. Kentucky, Dec. 31, 2016 
Kickoff Touchbacks: 8 vs. Alcorn State, Sept. 3, 2015

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