Tuesday December 8th, 2015

Michigan junior tight end Jake Butt has announced his decision to return for his senior season, rather than declare for the NFL draft.

Butt posted the following message in a Twitter photo:

“My heart and soul is with Michigan, and I'm excited to return for my senior year and play for the most historic university and the greatest coaches in college football. And to go into battle another year with my friends and teammates. There are many goals we have set for our team and there's more work to be done...starting with getting win number 10 against the Gators! Go Blue!”

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Butt has recorded 48 catches for 620 yards and three touchdowns on the year. He was named the Big 10 tight end of the year.

Butt is on schedule to graduate from Michigan next fall.

- Christopher Chavez

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