Hawkeye Transfer Butler Ready for Big Role in Iowa Offense

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IOWA CITY - The Hawkeyes got an early Christmas present this summer when Nevada graduate transfer James Butler decided to transfer to Iowa.

Butler rushed for over 1,300 yards the past 2 seasons at Nevada.  Now, he teams up with Akrum Wadley in the Hawkeye backfield to form one of the best RB duos in the country.