Former wide receiver Hakeem Butler waits for his turn to catch passes from former quarterback Kyle Kempt March 26 during Pro Day at Bergstrom Football Complex.

Former Iowa State wide receiver Hakeem Butler suffered an avulsion fracture in his hand on Tuesday that could keep him off the field for his entire rookie season, according to a report from Ian Rapoport of

Butler was selected in the fourth-round of the 2019 NFL draft by the Arizona Cardinals and would be joining a receiving core composed of veteran Larry Fitzgerald and a plethora of young talent, including second-year receiver Christian Kirk and 2019 second-round pick Andy Isabella.

After the departure of Allen Lazard to the NFL, Butler enjoyed a stellar redshirt junior season with the Cyclones where he accumulated 1,318 yards and nine touchdowns.

The Cardinals are coached by Kliff Kingsbury, the former head football coach at Texas Tech. 

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