The Washington Commanders selected Butler in the fourth round of the 2022 NFL Draft (113th overall). On June 21, 2022, he agreed to a four-year rookie contract.
Born on May 29, 2000, Percy Butler III is an American football free safety for the Washington Commanders of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Louisiana and was drafted by the Commanders in the fourth round of the 2022 NFL Draft.
Butler, who later attended Plaquemine High School, was born on May 29, 2000, in Plaquemine, Louisiana. He committed to play for the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette as a 2-star prospect. Before getting hurt as a freshman, he participated in six games.
In his sophomore year, he participated in all 14 of Louisiana’s games, made 12 starts, recorded 54 tackles, two passes were broken up, and three fumbles were forced.
Butler had 44 tackles as a junior while also breaking up six passes, forcing two fumbles, recovering two of them, and making two interceptions.
He had 61 tackles, three fumble recoveries, and an interception as a senior, earning him second-team All-Sun Belt recognition. He also took part in the NFL Combine in 2022.
Who Drafted Percy Butler? When Was Percy Butler Drafted?
He was drafted by the Commanders in the fourth round of the 2022 NFL Draft.