Career Highs: 8 punts vs. No. 1 LSU in 2011 *Long punt of 75 yards at No. 9 Okla. St. in 2009 *3 punts downed inside the 20 (6x), last vs. No. 1 LSU in 2011.
Career: Named to UGA's Team of the Decade. *Also served as the team's holder on field goals and PATs from 2009-11.
2011: Selected to play in the Senior Bowl. *Earned undergraduate degree in Telecommunications graduating Cum Laude. *1-of-10 finalists for the Lowe's Senior Class Award. *Finalist for the 2011 Awards and Recognition Association (ARA) Sportsmanship Award. *1-of-13 finalists for the 2011 Wuerffel Trophy. *National Football Foundation National Scholar-Athlete Award recipient and semifinalist for the William V. Campbell Trophy. *All-SEC Honorable Mention by Associated Press. *CoSIDA Academic All-America & All-District First Teams. *Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll and Athletic Director's Honor Roll for fall semester. *Elected the team's special teams captain. *Named one of team's Most Valuable Special Teams Players and the special teams recipient of the Coaches Leadership Award. *Appeared in 14 games punting 58 times for 2,566 yards (44.2 avg.) including 21 inside the 20 and 18 of 50 or more yards. *Ranked third in SEC and 14th in NCAA in punting with a 44.2 avg. *In SEC Championship Game vs. No. 1 LSU, punted a career-high eight times for a 51.6 avg. with three downed inside the 20 and five of 50 or more yards including a season-long 62 yards. *At No. 21 Ga. Tech, punted three times for 130 yards including a long of 55-yards and two downed inside the 20. *Punted four times for a 47.5 avg. vs. Kentucky including punts of 55- and 52-yards. *Named to Phil Steele's mid-season All-SEC Second Team. *Averaged 55.2 yards on four punts including a long of 59 and two inside the 20 at Ole Miss. *Selected to watch list for Ray Guy Award CFPA Punter Trophy. *Named to inaugural Pony Express Award watch list as a tandem with teammate Blair Walsh. *Named preseason All-America First Team by Athlon Sports, CBSSports.com, Phil Steele, Playboy and Sporting News and Second Team by Lindy's, who also named him the nation's second-best punter; Third Team by Rivals.com. *Preseason All-SEC First Team by Athlon Sports, Birmingham News, Blue Ribbon, Lindy's, Phil Steele, SEC Coaches, SEC Media and SouthernPigskin.com. *Tabbed Birmingham News' best punter in the SEC. *Recipient of the Larry Munson Football Scholarship.
2010: Named All-America Second Team by Associated Press and Phil Steele and selected to the Pro Football Weekly All-America Team. *Finalist for the Ray Guy Award. *All-SEC Second Team by SEC Coaches, Phil Steele and Rivals.com. *Selected as a team captain for special teams. *Named one of team's Most Valuable Special Teams players. *Named a CoSIDA Academic All-American making him just the seventh Bulldog in school history to be named an All-American both athletically and academically in their career; Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District III First Team. *Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll. *Appeared in 13 games punting 50 times for 2,225 yards (44.5 avg.) with 19 downed inside the 20, six touchbacks and 16 fair catches. *14 punts went for 50 or more yards including a season-long 59 vs. UL. *Ranked fourth in the SEC in punting avg. at 44.5 yards per punt. *CFPA Honorable Mention Punter of the Week after game at UK: punted three times for a 50.7-yard avg. including two downed inside the 20. *CFPA Honorable Mention Punter of the Week following game vs. Vanderbilt: punted four times for a 49.0-yard avg. with three downed inside the 20. *Named to watch list for the Ray Guy Award. *Named preseason All-America by CBSSports.com, Athlon Sports, Sporting News, Phil Steele, Lindy's, Blue Ribbon and Playboy. *Named preseason All-SEC first team by SEC Coaches, SEC Media, Athlon Sports, Sporting News, Phil Steele, Lindy's and Blue Ribbon. *Preseason rankings of #1 punter in the nation by Lindy's and #3 punter by Phil Steele. *Selected to preseason All-SouthernPigskin.com Team. *Recipient of the Ramsey Academic Scholarship who earned Athletic Director's Honor Roll distinction for spring and summer semesters. *Punted three times for 122 yards in spring G-Day game.
2009: Ray Guy Award winner as the nation's most outstanding punter. *First Team All-America by Walter Camp, American Football Coaches (AFCA), Football Writers Association of America, Associated Press, and Sporting News. *All-SEC First Team by Associated Press, SEC Coaches, ESPN, Phil Steele, and Sporting News. *CollegeFootballPerformance.com Punter of the Year. *All-College Football Insiders First Team selection. *CoSIDA Academic All-District team. *SEC Academic Honor Roll and fall `09 Athletic Director's Honor Roll. *Earned one of team's Most Valuable Special Teams Player awards *Midseason All-America first team by Sporting News and Phil Steele. *Appeared in all 13 games punting 56 times for 2,691 yards for a national-best 48.1 yards per punt with 19 downed inside the 20. *Became only the third Bulldog in school history to lead the NCAA in punting (Zeke Bratkowski, 1953, 42.6; Bobby Walden, 1958, 45.3); His 48.1 average was the best average by an NCAA leader since 2001 (Travis Dorsch, Purdue, 48.4). *Twice named CFPA Punter of the Week: After Tenn.: punted six times for a 49.8 yd. avg.; After Arkansas: punted four times for a 55.3 yd. avg. *Also earned CFPA Honorable Mention Punter of the Week five times: at Vanderbilt: five punts for a 47.0 yd. avg.; vs. No. 4 LSU: seven punts for a 49.1 yd. avg.; vs. No. 1 Florida: four punts for a 52.5 yd. avg.; vs. No. 25 Auburn: five punts for a 47.4 yd. avg.; at No. 9 Okla. St.: six punts for a 57.0 yd. avg., the second-highest average for a game in school history, including a career-long 75-yarder. *Athletic Director's Honor Roll and Dean's List for summer semester. *Recipient of William C. Hartman, Jr., Scholarship.
2008: Appeared in three games making three punts. *Earned SEC Academic Honor Roll and Director's Honor Roll distinction for fall semester. *Recorded season-long punt of 40 yards vs. No. 19 Michigan State in 2009 Capital One Bowl. *Made Bulldog debut with one punt for 38 yards and a touch back at S. C.
High School: Peachtree Ridge, coached by Blair Armstrong...2006 Atlanta Journal-Constitution Class AAAAA All- State first team...Class AAAAA All-State first team by the Georgia Sports Writers Association...Scout.com No. 9 punter in the nation...named Gwinnett County Player of the Month in September of 2005...the son of former Georgia standout kicker Kevin Butler...as a junior, averaged 40 yards per punt and recorded a long of 63 yards...had 13 punts inside the 20...also played varsity golf...honors student with a 3.9 GPA.
Personal: DREW BUTLER; Born May 10, 1989; Major: Telecommunication Arts (earned degree)/Kinesiology.