2016 NFL Draft: Panthers Pick Vernon Butler - Scouting Report, Highlight Video And More

With the 30th overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, the Carolina Panthers have selected DT Vernon Butler from Lousiana Tech.

Position: Defensive Tackle

Measurables: 6’4’’, 323 pounds, 5.33 40-yard dash, 26 bench press reps, 35 1/8 arm length

Butler has great size and versatility, which will greatly help his draft position. He looked great at the Senior Bowl and was disruptive in college (23.5 tackles for loss). Is a great athlete for his size and has the ability to be more than just a run stuffer. Butler doesn’t have the name recognition of some of the prospects from bigger schools, but has the same potential.

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