15 - Joel Rush
Joel Rush
Born: 08/26/1981
Height: 6-0
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Logansport, Ind.
High School: Logansport
Position: Defensive back
Seasons at Butler: 4th season
Returning starter in the Bulldogs' defensive secondary...strongest of Butler's defensive backs during spring testing...clocked at 4.8 in the 40...2001: Started all 10 games...finished sixth on the team in tackles...had a season-high eight tackles against Drake...2000: Saw action in all 10 games as a safety...finished sixth on the team with 42 total tackles...posted a career-high 10 tackles against San Diego...1999: Played in all four Butler junior varsity games...Personal: Marketing major...born 8/26/81...son of Steve Rush and Maria McCoy...High School: Earned three varsity letters as a wide receiver and defensive back at Logansport High School...two-year team captain...named all-conference as a senior...Academic All-Conference and Academic All-State performer...letterwinner as a sprinter on prep track squad...High School Coach: Lee Gaumer.