Yeah Baby, two of my boys are finalist for the Butkus award: Jordan Dizon of CU and Wesley Woodyard of ......THE CAAAAATS!
The remaining finalist:
Dan Connor (Penn State), Shawn Crable (Michigan), Erin Henderson (Maryland), Ali Highsmith (LSU), James Laurinaitis (Ohio State), Jeremy Leman (Illinois), Ben Moffitt (South Florida), Keith Rivers (USC).
I am partial to Dizon because he is probably to small for the NFL but he has been a force the Buffs every sense he set foot on campus. He has been first in the nation in tackles all season except for one week. If he gets it, it will be coach Brian Cabral's 3rd Butkus winner while at CU and his 5th finalist. Dizon never lets up and plays every defensive down and on special teams.
Woodyard was the Georgia AAA defensive player of the year in high school and last year was SEC first team and has been bust'n heads all year for the cats. The cat fans just love'm