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Jake Butt College GameDay Feature: What's In A Name

Michigan tight end Jake Butt looking off into the distance.


The Jake Butt College GameDay feature is set to premiere on ESPN Saturday morning, but here's a teaser trailer in the meantime.

Senior Jake Butt is a 6-foot-6 tight end who plays for Michigan. His last name also happens to be "Butt."

Now, having the last name "Butt" is unfortunate, but playing football at a program like Michigan has to be some consolation, right? What better way to bring honor and prestige to your family name than by succeeding in athletics? Maybe someday, because of Jake Butt, the word "Butt" will be synonymous with "incredibly good athlete."

It's totally possible. 

More to the point though, the full College GameDay feature recounting Jake Butt's pain and suffering from having the last name "Butt" hasn't been released yet, but a short trailer has.

In it he describes the hellish experience of having to take classroom attendance in kindergarten, knowing full well when the teacher calls his name there will be a room full of kids laughing uproariously. It's great:


The full College GameDay feature premieres Saturday morning, 10:55 a.m. ET on ESPN.

Update: Here is the full feature on Jake Butt, courtesy of ESPN.

Michigan takes on Wisconsin at 3:30 p.m. ET and the game will be broadcast on ABC.