Fourth-year junior walk-on tight end... 2012 first-team Academic All-Big 12 honoree... Four-time Dean's List honoree... Five-time member of Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2012 (Sophomore): Played in 11 of 13 games as walk-on sophomore in 2012... Played predominantly on special teams, saw snaps from scrimmage in two of 11 games played... Made no receptions on season... Totaled one kick return for seven yards on season... 2012 first-team Academic All-Big 12 honoree... Member of fall 2012 Dean's List... Selected to fall 2012 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Did not play season's first two contests, played in final 11 games... Saw action as reserve tight end in upset of No. 1 Kansas State in 10th game... Also had seven-yard kick return in win over Wildcats... Also played from scrimmage in Holiday Bowl win over No. 17 UCLA.
2011 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw action in three games as walk-on redshirt freshman tight end... Played snaps from scrimmage in three games, made no catches... Earned first collegiate letter... Earned fall 2011 and spring 2012 Dean's List honors... Selected to fall 2011 and spring 2012 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Played from scrimmage in wins over SFA (second game), Rice (third game) and Iowa State (fifth game).
2010 (True Freshman): Walk-on sat out first season at Baylor and participated on practice squad, redshirted to retain eligibility... Member of spring 2011 Dean's List... Selected to Fall 2010 and Spring 2011 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Rolls.
High School: Played tight end at Marcus High School in Flower Mound, Texas, under head coach Bryan Erwin... Team captain as senior and awarded Chad Tinsley Award... Earned 2009 All-District 6-5A honors as senior...Helped lead MHS to 7-4 record and 2009 DII bi-district finals... Totaled 17 receptions for 207 yards and one touchdown as junior in 2008... Named first-team 2008 All-District 6-5A as junior.
Personal: Son of Rhett Butler and Kim Cloud... Full name is Rhett Evan Butler... Born March 2, 1992, in San Diego, Calif.... Majoring in biology.