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Devon Butler leaving NIU

Updated: July 25, 2012, 4:40 PM ET
By Scott Powers | ESPNChicago.com

Northern Illinois junior linebacker Devon Butler was granted his release from the program on Wednesday after his second off-campus incident in the past two years.

Butler was shot in the back at an off-campus apartment in April 2011 and sat out last season. He was then stabbed in the chest at a party on Sunday and was reported to have practiced with the team on Monday.

Northern Illinois said Butler's release was not related to one specific incident.

"Devon has not lived ...

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