July 31, 2012

Ridley, Storey Named Preseason All-PFL

INDIANAPOLIS, IND. -- Butler seniors Jordan Ridley and Matt Storey have been named to the 2012 Preseason All-Pioneer Football League Team, release by the league office on Tuesday (July 31).  The two Butler standouts were among 29 players recognized on the preseason squad.

Ridley, a linebacker from Indianapolis, has led the PFL in tackles for two consecutive seasons.  He’s a two-time, first team All-PFL pick and a two-time Butler Defensive Player of the Year.  He enters his final collegiate season with 306 career tackles.

Storey, an offensive tackle from St. Louis, Mo., was an honorable mention All-PFL offensive lineman in 2011.  He’s started 22 consecutive games for the Bulldogs, and he helped Butler rank third in the PFL in total offense last season.

Butler will open its fall camp on Sunday, August 5.  The Bulldogs’ first 2012 contest will be at Western Illinois on Thursday, August 30.