Change of scenery for Derek Butcher

North Dakota College of Science (Wahpeton, N.D.) defensive tackle Derek Butcher has committed to play for Florida Atlantic, multiple sources report.

According to Rivals.com, Florida A&M, Gardner-Webb and Southeastern Louisiana also offered the 6-foot-4, 295-pound defender, while programs including Memphis, Minnesota, Northern Iowa and Texas Southern showed interest.

Butcher is the second junior college player to give the Owls a verbal for 2013.