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Sunday, July 24, 2011

2011 High School Finalists for the Butkus Award

Out of the 51 finalists for the 2011 high school Butkus Award five Michigan commits make the cut. Joe Bolden, Royce Jenkins-Stone, Mario Ojemudia, Kaleb Ringer and James Ross. 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

 Traditionally, the award was given only to the top collegiate linebacker. The Butkus Award was expanded in 2008 to include high school and professional winners.

1991 - Erick Anderson, Michigan won the collegiate award

For a look of the rest of the finalist please click the following link