2013 watch lists

The Butkus Foundation on Monday announced the watch list for the Butkus Award, which has honored the nation’s best linebacker since 1985.

Alabama's C.J. Mosley is a returning finalist from last year. The Crimson Tide had two players make the list with Adrian Hubbard joining Mosley. BYU and UCLA led the way with three players each.

2013 BUTKUS AWARD WATCH LIST
PLAYER SCHOOL   PLAYER SCHOOL
Jerry Attaochu Georgia Tech   Christian Kirksey Iowa
Anthony Barr UCLA   Dede Lattimore South Florida
Lamin Barrow LSU   Boseko Lokombo Oregon
Dorian Bell Duquesne   Khalil Mack Buffalo
Greg Blair Cincinnati   Benardrick McKinney Mississippi State
Chris Borland Wisconsin   Jamal Merrell Rutgers
Carl Bradford Arizona State   James Morris Iowa
Preston Brown Louisville   C.J. Mosley Alabama
Jonathan Brown Illinois   Trent Murphy Stanford
Max Bullough Michigan State   Hayes Pullard USC
Carlo Calabrese Notre Dame   Trevor Reilly Utah
Glenn Carson Penn State   D.T. Shackelford Mississippi
Steele Divitto Boston College   Ryan Shazier Ohio State
Dan Fox Notre Dame   Prince Shembo Notre Dame
Jeremiah George Iowa State   Deontae Skinner Mississippi State
Spencer Hadley BYU   Shane Skov Stanford
Bryce Hager Baylor   Yawin Smallwood UConn
Anthony Hitchens Iowa   Telvin Smith Florida State
Adrian Hubbard Alabama   Uani Unga BYU
Cqulin Hubert Southeastern Louisiana   Kyle Van Noy BYU
Andrew Jackson Western Kentucky   Brandon Watts Georgia Tech
Jordan Jenkins Georgia   Derrick Webb Colorado
Derrell Johnson East Carolina   Avery Williamson Kentucky
A.J. Johnson Tennessee   Chris Young Arizona State
Christian Jones Florida State   Jordan Zumwalt UCLA
Eric Kendricks UCLA      
Complete list of Butkus Award winners