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2015 Butkus Award Watch List was released today

Scooby Wright of Arizona has been named to the Butkus Award Watch List

Scooby Wright of Arizona has been named to the Butkus Award Watch List

The Butkus Award, instituted in 1985, is given annually to the top linebackers at the high school, collegiate and professional levels of football. The award, named in honor of College Football Hall of Fame and Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker, Dick Butkus.

Here is the Nominees for the 2015 Butkus Award: 

  • Dominique Alexander, Oklahoma
  • Kendall Beckwith, LSU
  • Zeek Bigger, East Carolina
  • Joe Bolden, Michigan
  • Kentrell Brothers, Missouri
  • Richie Brown, Mississippi State
  • Kelby Brown, Duke
  • James Burgess, Louisville
  • De’Vondre Campbell, Minnesota
  • Su’a Cravens, USC
  • Brooks Ellis, Arkansas
  • Kyler Fackrell, Utah State
  • Travis Feeney, Washington
  • Leonard Floyd, Georgia
  • Josh Forrest, Kentucky
  • Kris Frost, Auburn
  • Darien Harris, Michigan
  • Myles Jack, UCLA
  • Cory James, Colorado State
  • Jordan Jenkins, Georgia
  • C.J. Johnson, Mississippi
  • Peter Kalambayi, Stanford
  • Raphael Kierby, Miami-Fla.
  • Carl Lawson, Auburn
  • Cory Littleton, Washington
  • Antonio Longino, Arizona State
  • Curt Maggitt, Tennessee
  • Blake Martinez, Stanford
  • Tyler Matakevich, Temple
  • Cassanova McKinzy, Auburn
  • Raekwon McMillan, Ohio State
  • Mason Monheim, Illinois
  • Nyles Morgan, Notre Dame
  • Antonio Morrison, Florida
  • Yannick Ngakoue, Maryland
  • Jared Norris, Utah
  • Reggie Northup, Florida State
  • Montese Overton, East Carolina
  • Joshua Perry, Ohio State
  • Reggie Ragland, Alabama
  • Jalen Reeves-Maybin, Tennessee
  • Luke Rhodes, William & Mary
  • Pete Robertson, Texas Tech
  • James Ross, Michigan
  • Anthony Sarao, USC
  • Michael Scherer, Missouri
  • Jaylon Smith, Notre Dame
  • Terrance Smith, Florida State
  • Eric Striker, Oklahoma
  • Jason Wittingham, Utah
  • Scooby Wright, Arizona

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