Adam Butler is one of the better defensive linemen on Vanderbilt’s roster.

The 6-foot-5, 295-pound redshirt senior out of Texas has accrued 19 tackles, 2.0 sacks, and 5.5 tackles-for-loss. He’s started every game for Vandy this season, and has been a consistent force up front.

Ironically enough, he started his career as an offensive lineman. On Tuesday, he delved into how he ultimately made the switch from to the defensive side of the ball:

The moral of the story: Ribs are integral to success — and can often lead to great things.