Debut: Round 6, 1988 vs St Kilda, aged 21 years, 170 days
950th Carlton Player
Last game: Round 7, 1989 vs Melbourne, aged 22 years, 175 days
Guernsey No. 51 (1 game, 1988), 40 (2 games, 1989)
DOB: 19 November, 1966
Butts played 3 games over 2 years for Carlton after debuting in 1988. He was recruited from North Albury via North Melbourne Reserves and U/19's. He was also selected in the All-Australian Team for the 1983 Teal Cup after representing NSW in the carnival. He made his debut in the same game as Michael Garvey and Phil Poursanidis.
During the 1990 season, Butts was cleared to Tasmanian club North Hobart.
Career Highlights1987 - Reserves Premiership Player
1989 - 3rd Reserves Best & Fairest