32 - Trae Heeter
Trae Heeter
Height: 5-9
Weight: 185
Year: Junior
Hometown: Indianapolis, Ind.
High School: Lawrence North
Position: RB

2012:  Named Butler’s Offensive MVP...chosen first team All-PFL...picked first team PFL All-Academic...led the PFL in rushing (110.3)...rushed for 129.6 yards per game against conference foes...ranked second in the league in all-purpose yards (123.0) and tenth in total offense (110.3)...tied for first in the PFL in touchdowns (11) and tied for third in the league in scoring (6.6)...had five 100+ yards rushing performances...posted two of the PFL’s five 200-yard rushing efforts in 2012...rushed for a career-high 241 yards on 27 carries and scored two touchdowns at Davidson...finished with a career-best 266 total offense yards at Davidson...picked up 204 yards on 21 carries and scored a pair of touchdowns against Campbell...had a career-long 79-yard touchdown run against Campbell...chosen PFL Offensive Player of the Week after rushing for 159 yards on 23 attempts and scoring two touchdowns against Dayton...recorded a 78-yard touchdown run to clinch the win against Dayton...scored three touchdowns in the first quarter at Valparaiso...named to the PFL Academic Honor Roll.

2011:  Second team All-PFL running back...PFL Academic Honor Roll...starting tailback in nine games...missed two games with injury...led the Bulldogs and finished fourth in the PFL in rushing (79.2)...finished fourth on the team in pass receiving (26 catches for 270 yards)...ranked fifth on the team in scoring with five touchdowns...averaged 5.2 yards per carry...named PFL Offensive Player of the Week after compiling 231 all-purpose yards in Butler's victory at Taylor...rushed for a career-high 155 yards on 23 carries at Taylor...picked up 142 yards on 25 attempts at Dayton.

2010:  Honorable mention All-PFL return specialist...earned Butler’s “Top Newcomer” Award...named Butler’s Special Teams “Top Dog” (Player of the Year)...received a “One Play Warrior” (Butler Special Teams performance) Award...played in all 11 games...led the Bulldogs and ranked fifth in the PFL in kick return average (21.4)...ranked fourth in the league in total kickoff return yards...had a career-high six kickoff returns for a career-best 153 yards at Youngstown State...recorded a career-long 39-yard kickoff return against Morehead State...had a season-high 82 rushing yards, including a career-long 64-yard touchdown run, at Valparaiso...named to the PFL Academic Honor Roll.

Personal:  Science, Technology and Society major...born 11/24/91...son of Eric and Ines Heeter.

High School: All-State running back at Lawrence North High School...team captain, MVP and All-Conference as a senior...Junior All-State and HM All-Conference in 2008...rushed for 933 yards and nine TDs as a senior...scored 12 touchdowns as a junior...set a school record with a 99-yard kickoff return for a touchdown...Academic Scholar-Athlete...member of high school track and field squad...High School Coach:  Tom Dilley.