The Butkus Foundation has released its preseason watch list for the 2013 Butkus Award, which is presented to the nation’s best linebacker.
The Butkus Award is named after Dick Butkus, a former Chicgao Bears Hall of Fame linebacker, according to the Butkus Foundation. Butkus played in eight consecutive Pro Bowls.
The winner will be announced on December 12 at The Home Depot College Football Awards on ESPN.
Florida HS Football Alumni on the 2013 Butkus Award preseason watch list:
|Andrew Jackson||LB||Western Kentucky||Kathleen|
|Christian Jones||LB||Florida State||Lake Howell|
|Khalil Mack||LB||Buffalo||Fort Pierce Westwood|
|Ryan Shazier||LB||Ohio State||Plantation|