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  • Hurdles
  • 6-1/175
  • Ind: Junior, Out: Senior
  • Lehigh Acres, Fla. (Bishop Verot HS)
  • BD: 3/16/79 (Washington D.C.)


55m Hurdles: 7.45- 2001 Nike Fast Times, Gainesville, Fla.
60m Hurdles: 7.91- 2001 SEC Championships, Lexington, Ky.
110m Hurdles: 14.14 - 2002 SEC Championships, Starkville, Miss. 400m Hurdles: 56.25 -- 2001 Yellow Jacket Invitational, Atlanta, Ga.

2002 AS A SENIOR: Bests of 7.58 (55m HH), 8.08 (60mHH) and 14.14 (110m HH)... Competed in 10 meets (four indoors, six outdoors)... Set a personal best of 14.14 in the 110m hurdles in the preliminaries of the 110m hurdles at the SEC Championships... Sixth at the Sun Angel Classic 110m hurdles with a time of 14.24... Set a seasonal best in the 55m hurdles with a 7.58 in the preliminaries at the Gator Invitational

2001 AS A JUNIOR: Bests of 7.45 (55m HH), 7.91 (60mHH), 14.28 (110mHH), 56.25 (400mH)... Competed in 13 meets (six indoors, seven outdoors)... Fifth with a personal best 14.28 in the 110m hurdles at the Gator Twi-Light... Member of the school-record setting shuttle hurdle relay team (with Harris, Brown and Jones) that finished first at the Sea Ray Relays (54.93), third fastest time in the world... Ran a personal best in the preliminaries of the 60m hurdles at the SEC Championships, fifth in the finals with another personal best of 7.91

2000 AS A SOPHOMORE: Bests of 7.49 (55m Hurdles), 8.20 (60m Hurdles), 14.64 (110m hurdles) and 57.95 (400m hurdles).... Competed in eight meets (Six indoors, two outdoors)... Second in the Florida Relays 110m Shuttle Hurdle Relay (Third leg with Jones, King and Mesler), 56.77 - Florida Record... 14th in the preliminaries of the SEC Indoor Championship 60m hurdles, 8.20.

1999 AS A FRESHMAN: Bests of 14.50 (110m HH) and 56.95 (400m IH)... Competed in five meets, all outdoors... 12th in Outdoor SEC Championships 110m hurdles preliminaries, 14.50 -- Personal Best.

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Holds high school records for the 110m hurdles (14.2) and part of the 4x400m relay (3:21)... Bishop Verot track program was a four-time district champion and finished fifth in the 3A state. High School Coach: Tom Jones

PREP BESTS: 110m HH: 14.2.

"BEYOND THE STATS": Would like to coach collegiate track in the future... Played football for Bishop Verot and briefly walked on to the Florida football team in the fall of 1998... Son of Barbara Walker... Born Dan Patrick Butler on March 16, 1979 in Washington, D.C.... Has a brother Mike and sister Lisa.

MAJOR: Exercise and Sports Science.

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