According to a release from the Boston College Athletic Department today, linebacker Matt Milano has earned a spot on the Butkus Award Watch List. Milano is one of 50 players on the watch list of the award which rewards the nation's best linebacker each year. Milano is coming off of a season where he led BC's dominating defense with 17.5 tackles for a loss and 6.5 sacks
In 2011, former BC stud Luke Kuechly won the Butkus Award.
The Butkus Award will name semifinals on Oct. 31 and finalists will be announced on Nov. 21.