Rashad Butler will make his first start at left tackle this Thursday versus Louisville. Butler expects the Cardinal defense to come after him, but Butler says that he is up to the challenge. Rashad Butler embodies everything that makes the University of Miami football program the best in the country. Butler has that Miami "swagger".
You would think that Butler would be nervous about replacing pre-season All-American Eric Winston, but is ready to step in.
Each year UM consistently replaces high caliber players lost to the NFL draft or to graduation. When an All-American leaves, the next person in line is expected to step in and rise to the occasion. Butler sees this opportunity as no different.
"I don't really look at it as...