November 5th, 2017

As Michigan State players and coaches made their traditional pre-game team walk the length of the Spartan Stadium field linked arm-in-arm on Saturday morning, Josh Butler trailed behind.The redshirt sophomore cornerback went step-for-step with coach Mark Dantonio and then addressed the team in a huddle near the south end zone. That came just shortly after Butler found out his dad, Steven Butler, died unexpectedly.