2008 OUTDOOR: Posted seven top-five finishes in the 400-meter hurdles ... Earned all-region honors after finishing in fourth place at the NCAA Midwest Regionals, running a personal-best time of 58.98 ... Took first place at the Missouri Relays with a time of 1:03.49 ... Finished second at the Kansas Relays after posting a time of 59.71 ... Placed fifth at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 1:00.31 ... Ran a time of 1:00.91 at the Arkansas Twilight to finish in second place ... Finished fifth at the Texas Relays with a time of 1:01.29 ... Posted a third-place finish at the John Jacobs Invitational, running a time of 1:04.17 ... Competed in the 400-meter hurdles at the NCAA Outdoor Championships.
2008 INDOOR: Competed in the 400 meters eight times as well as twice in the 200 meters ... Placed ninth at the Big 12 Championships in the 400 meters with a season-best time of 56.01 ... Won the 400 meters at the Husker Invitational (56.05) ... Competed in the 4x400-meter relay at the NCAA Indoor Championships.
2007 OUTDOOR: Eighth at the Big 12 Championships in the 400-meter hurdles ... Won the 400-meter hurdles with a season best time of 59.54 at the Kansas Relays ... Set Regional marks at the Kansas Relays and the Big 12 Championships.
2007 INDOOR: Placed third in the 400 meters at the Big 12 Championships with a career-best time of 55.11 seconds ... Fourth on the all-time list in the 400-meter run ... A member of the 1,600-meter relay team that finished with the second-best time in Kansas history at the ISU Classic with a mark of 3:40.66.
2006 OUTDOOR: Competed at USATF Junior Outdoor Championships in the 400-meter hurdles ... Placed fourth at the Ward Haylett Invitational in a time of 1:05.79 and ran a season-best 1:01.18 at the Tom Botts Invitational in the 400-meter hurdles ... Also placed third at the Tulsa Duels in the 400-meter hurdles in a time of 1:01.97.
2006 INDOOR: Competed in the 400-meter dash for the Jayhawks ... Registered a 20th-place finish at the ISU Last Chance (57.70) ... Recorded best time of season at Big 12 Championships (57.27), finishing 17th ... Placed 34th at ISU Classic (57.63) ... Finished 17th at the Husker Invitational (58.31) ... Ran a 1:00.15 at KU/KSU/MU Triangular, good for fifth place ... Placed 14th at Arkansas Invitational (1:00.02).
HIGH SCHOOL: Had a personal record time of 43.64 in the 300-meter hurdles ... Raced on the 400-meter and 1,600-meter relay teams, holding personal-best splits of 11.4 (100 meters) and 54.7 (400 meters).
PERSONAL: Born in Dallas, Texas ... Parents are Raymond and Sonia Butler ... Majoring in pre-medicine and human biology.