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Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:32am
One of these days, probably sooner than later, a commentator might be heard saying from an NFL broadcast booth, ‘’the Butler did it!’’ And he would be right. Vernon Butler, a giant of a man at 6-4 and 323 pounds, could be doing it often as one of the top young defensive linemen for the Carolina Panthers. So far, and while it’s still early, the former Louisiana Tech University ball carrier crusher, has demonstrated his worth as a first-round draftee. It took only one game, no less, for Butler to whet the appetite of Panthers’ fans. In his first game as a professional earlier this month,...

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Louisiana Tech was able to wear shoulder pads in practice for the first time this fall and the players responded with an added level of excitement and enthusiasm as the first opportunity to hit...