1 - Derek North
Derek North
Height: 5-9
Weight: 183
Year: Senior
Hometown: Manhattan, Ill.
High School: Lincoln-Way
Position: RB

2006: Played in all 11 games, including seven as a starter...finished second on the team in rushing and fourth in receiving...rushed for a season-high 55 yards against Davidson...matched his career-high with five pass receptions for 34 yards against Jacksonville...had four catches for a career-best 64 yards against Albion...threw a 76-yard touchdown pass to Nate Miller against Valparaiso...named a 2006 Josten's Scholar-Athlete...2005: Saw action in all 11 games...finished third on the team in rushing and tied for fifth in receiving...rushed for a season-high 40 yards on six carries at Robert Morris...had a career-high five pass receptions for 27 yards against Missouri-Rolla...named to the PFL Academic Honor Roll and the Butler Athletic Director's Honor Roll...2004: Played in all 11 games in his initial season at Butler...finished fourth on the team in rushing...had a career-high 62 rushing yards on 11 carries and scored first collegiate touchdown in Butler's victory over Austin Peay...had a season-high three pass receptions against San Diego...selected Butler's Offensive Player of the Game for the Austin Peay contest...named to the PFL Academic Honor Roll...Personal: Electronic Media major...born 9/22/85...son of Ron and Ann North...High School: Earned two varsity letters as a running back and wide receiver at Lincoln-Way Central High School...led high school team in total offense...HM all-area performer...father, Ron, was a three-year football starter at Purdue as a linebacker and offensive back...honor student...High School Coach: Rob Gilemi.