Michigan State parents, players provide donations after death of CB Josh Butler’s father

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Those around the Michigan State football program have joined together in helping one of their own.

Spartans cornerback Josh Butler’s father passed away unexpectedly Saturday, and according to a Go Fund Me page, didn’t have insurance to cover funeral expenses. The funeral cost $5,000, according to the page.

In about 15 hours, $6,135 has been raised for the funeral service, which is scheduled for Friday. Among the donors are current and former Spartans players and parents of those players.

On Sunday, Butler shared a message about his father on Twitter.

Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio also spoke about the tragedy, stating “Our thoughts and our prayers are with Josh and his family right now,” in his Sunday teleconference.

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