Malcolm Butler



Experience: 7 years

Height: 5-11

Age: 31

Weight: 190 lbs

College: West Alabama


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PRO: The Titans entered the 2018 offseason looking to add more experience to their secondary. The club found just that when it signed two-time Super Bowl Champion and two-time Pro Bowler Malcolm Butler as an unrestricted free agent on March 16, 2018. The 5-foot-11-inch, 190-pounder arrived in Tennessee having collected nine total interceptions and 56 passes defensed in four seasons (2014-17) with the New England Patriots. Butler originally entered the league as a rookie free agent out of West Alabama.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:• Butler is a two-time Super Bowl champion, having captured the title with the New England Patriots in 2014 and 2016.• In 2019, he posted his fifth consecutive season with at least two interceptions, and his second consecutive season with an interception returned for a touchdown.• In 2018, Butler led the Titans with 13 passes defensed and was second on the team with three interceptions in his first season with the Titans.• In 2016, Butler was named to his second career Pro Bowl and received Associated Press second-team All-Pro honors after notching a career-high four interceptions and 17 passes defensed.• In 2015, Butler made his first career Pro Bowl after posting 72 tackles, two interceptions and 15 passes defensed.• As a rookie free agent in 2014, Butler was involved in one of the most clutch plays in Super Bowl history. With 26 seconds left in Super Bowl XLIX, he intercepted a pass intended for Ricardo Lockette at the goal line, preventing a go-ahead touchdown by the Seattle Seahawks, and sealing the Patriots' championship victory.

TITANS TIDBITS: • Every offseason since 2015, Butler has hosted free skills and multi-sport experience camps in his hometown of Vicksburg, Miss., for 500 boys and girls in first through 12th grades.• In February 2017, the production company Narrative Capital acquired the rights to the story of Butler for a film tentatively titled "The Secondary."• Following Butler's crucial goal line interception to seal Super Bowl XLIX, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who received a 2015 Chevrolet Colorado as part of his Super Bowl XLIX MVP Award, requested Chevrolet award the truck directly to Butler.• Prior to securing a rookie free agent tryout with the Patriots in 2014, Butler was operating the fryolator at a Popeye's restaurant.

*CAREER TRANSACTIONS: *• The Vicksburg, Miss., native was signed by the New England Patriots as a rookie free agent on May 19, 2014.• Signed by the Titans as a unrestricted free agent on March 16, 2018.

COLLEGE:• Played two seasons at West Alabama after transferring from Hinds (Miss.) Community College. Was a two-time first team All-Gulf South Conference selection at cornerback as a junior and senior.• Played in 25 games at West Alabama and compiled 94 tackles, seven interceptions, 27 passes defensed and blocked a field goal. Also returned kickoffs and punts.• As a senior (2013), named first-team All-Gulf South Conference selection at cornerback led the GSC with 18 passes defensed. Posted 45 tackles, two interceptions, one returned for a touchdown and blocked a field goal.• As a junior (2012), selected a first-team All-Gulf South Conference selection after starting 12 games and tallying 49 tackles, five interceptions and 14 passes defensed. Intercepted three passes in a game against West Georgia.• Recorded 43 tackles with three interceptions and 12 broken up passes as a sophomore at Hinds (Miss.) Community College. Averaged 15 yards per interception return, including one for a score.• Transferred to Alcorn State University before being invited back to Hinds Community College in 2011.• Played in five games as a freshman (2010), making 22 tackles and picking off one pass at Hinds.• Majored in physical education at West Alabama.

PERSONAL: • Played for Coach Alonzo Stevens at Vicksburg (Miss.) High School and averaged five tackles per game as a senior.• Despite only playing football as a freshman and senior at Vicksburg, Butler earned a scholarship to Hinds Community College in Raymond, Miss.• Also participated in track & field at Vicksburg, where he competed in sprint events and jumps. Posted personal-bests of 12.07 seconds in the 100-meter dash, 1.83 meters (6'0") in the high jump, and 6.92 meters (22'8.5") in the long jump.• Son of Deborah Butler and is one of five children.• Follow Butler on Twitter and Instagram at @Mac_BZ.• Born Malcolm Terel Butler on March 2, 1990, in Vicksburg, Miss.