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6 Anthony Butler

Class: Senior Position: LB Height: 6-1 Weight: 225 Previous School: Zebulon B. Vance HS (Charlotte) Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.

2020 (Sr.):
• Mid-year enrollee who took part in Liberty's 2020 spring football workouts

Previous School:
• Transferred to Liberty from Charlotte
• Saw playing time in 36 games, including 16 career starts
• Finished his time with the 49ers with 146 tackles (61 solo, 85 assisted), 10.5 tackles for a loss, 3.5 sacks and four pass breakups
• Started the first 10 games of the 2018 before missing the last two due to an injury
• Finished the 2017 season with 72 tackles, including 32 solo stops
• Started the last five games of the 2018 season while recording 53 tackles (20 solo, 33 assisted)
• Played in all 12 games as a true freshman in 2016, finishing the year with 18 tackles (seven solo, 11 assisted)

Prep:
• Graduated from Zebulon B. Vance High School in Charlotte, N.C.
• Three-year varsity standout
• Two-time team MVP
• Two-time All-MECKA 4A Conference player
• 2014 All-Charlotte Observer third team defensive back
• Helped the Cougars to an 11-4 record as a junior where they reached the 4A State semifinals
• Ranked fourth in the country with 12 tackles as a junior, averaging 8.1 tackles per game
• Added 3.0 sacks, 17.0 tackles for a loss and an interception
• Zebulon B. Vance High School advanced to the playoffs during his senior campaign

Personal:
• Son of Hana Mahmoud
• Sport Management major
• Birthday is March 8