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The Washington Commanders selected safety Percy Butler in the fourth round (No. 113 overall) of the 2022 NFL Draft.
Butler (6-0, 191) is the 506th selection made by Washington in the Common Draft era (since 1967) and the 56th all-time selection in the fourth round in franchise history.
Butler is the third player ever drafted by Washington out of Louisiana-Lafayette, joining running back Brian Mitchell (1990) and guard Ted Andrus (1948). He is the first defensive player to be drafted out of Louisiana-Lafayette in franchise history. Washington has selected at least one defensive back in 12-consecutive NFL Drafts dating back to 2011.
Butler had 61 tackles (37 solo) as a senior in 2021. He added six tackles for loss, three fumble recoveries, four passes defensed, an interception and a blocked kick.
Butler is the 42nd Ragin' Cajuns player to be drafted in NFL history and the ninth defensive back selected out of the school.
A native of Plaquemine, La., Butler attended Plaquemine High School in Louisiana and was named a Second Team All-State and 6-4A All-District selection at defensive back as a senior. He also was a member of the Plaquemine track team.
'You don't see alot of safeties who like to cover and hit' | Brian Mitchell 1-on-1 with Percy Butler
In this "Old School, New School" segment, two Louisiana legends link up, with former Washington kick and punt returner Brian Mitchell chats with fellow Ragin' Cajun Percy Butler. Butler talks about getting the phone call saying he was coming to Washington, his style of play as a safety and how being a new father gave him a new perspective on life.
Command Center | Episode 14
On this episode of Command Center, Julie Donaldson is joined by Logan Paulsen and Santana Moss to translate some "Coach Speak. (2:22). They'll discuss if rookie Jahan Dotson has already played his way into the starting punt return job (7:26), and 4th round pick Percy Butler sits down with former Washington legend Brian Mitchell (12:21).