Sep 1, 2012; Arlington, TX, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide linebacker Adrian Hubbard (42) looks to the sidelines for a signal with defensive end Damion Square linebacker C.J. Mosley (32) and Nico Johnson (35) against the Michigan Wolverines at Cowboys Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

2013 Butkus Award Watch List


The 2013 preseason award watch lists continue to be rolled out and the Butkus Award is the latest to unveil their list. Alabama’s C.J. Mosley and Stanford’s Shane Skov highlight the list of 51 players for the award, which is handed out to the nation’s best linebacker.

Last year, the Butkus Award went to Notre Dame’s Manti Te’o.

Here are the players that have been named to the 2013 Butkus Award watch list:

Jerry Attaochu, Georgia Tech
Anthony Barr, UCLA
Lamin Barrow, LSU
Dorian Bell, Duquesne
Greg Blair, Cincinnati
Chris Borland, Wisconsin
Carl Bradford, Arizona State
Preston Brown, Louisville
Jonathan Brown, Illinois
Max Bullough, Michigan State
Carlo Calabrese, Notre Dame
Glenn Carson, Penn State
Steele Divitto, Boston College
Dan Fox, Notre Dame
Jeremiah George, Iowa State
Spencer Hadley, BYU
Bryce Hager, Baylor
Anthony Hitchens, Iowa
Adrian Hubbard, Alabama
Cqulin Hubert, Southeastern Louisiana
Andrew Jackson, Western Kentucky
Jordan Jenkins, Georgia
Derrell Johnson, East Carolina
A.J. Johnson, Tennessee
Christian Jones, Florida State
Eric Kendricks, UCLA
Christian Kirksey, Iowa
Dede Lattimore, South Florida
Boseko Lokombo, Oregon
Khalil Mack, Buffalo
Benardrick McKinney, Mississippi State
Jamal Merrell, Rutgers
James Morris, Iowa
C.J. Mosley, Alabama
Trent Murphy, Stanford
Hayes Pullard, USC
Trevor Reilly, Utah
D.T. Shackelford, Mississippi
Ryan Shazier, Ohio State
Prince Shembo, Notre Dame
Deontae Skinner, Mississippi State
Shane Skov, Stanford
Yawin Smallwood, Connecticut
Telvin Smith, Florida State
Uani Unga, BYU
Kyle Van Noy, BYU
Brandon Watts, Georgia Tech
Derrick Webb, Colorado
Avery Williamson, Kentucky
Chris Young, Arizona State
Jordan Zumwalt, UCLA

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