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Encyclopedia > Dick Butkus Award

The Dick Butkus Award, instituted in 1985, is given annually to the top linebacker in college football. The award, named in honor of Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker Dick Butkus, is presented by the Downtown Athletic Club of Orlando. 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A college football game between Colorado State University and the Air Force Academy. ... The Pro Football Hall of Fame is technically the National Football Leagues Hall of Fame. ... Richard Marvin Dick Butkus (born December 9, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois) is a former American football player and actor. ...


Previous winners

Year Player School
1985 Brian Bosworth Oklahoma
1986 Brian Bosworth Oklahoma
1987 Paul McGowan Florida State
1988 Derrick Thomas Alabama
1989 Percy Snow Michigan State
1990 Alfred Williams Colorado
1991 Erick Anderson Michigan
1992 Marvin Jones Florida State
1993 Trev Alberts Nebraska
1994 Dana Howard Illinois
1995 Kevin Hardy Illinois
1996 Matt Russell Colorado
1997 Andy Katzenmoyer Ohio State
1998 Chris Claiborne USC
1999 LaVar Arrington Penn State
2000 Dan Morgan Miami
2001 Rocky Calmus Oklahoma
2002 E.J. Henderson Maryland
2003 Teddy Lehman Oklahoma
2004 Derrick Johnson Texas
2005 Paul Posluszny Penn State

Paul Posluszny said that AJ Hawk deserved the award in 2006 and feels he got screwed by the system for not getting it. Even Paul Posluszny's mom agreeded with him. 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Brian Bosworth (commonly referred to as The Boz) (born March 9, 1965 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) is an American former football player. ... The University of Oklahoma, often called OU or Oklahoma, is a coeducational public research university located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Brian Bosworth (commonly referred to as The Boz) (born March 9, 1965 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) is an American former football player. ... The University of Oklahoma, often called OU or Oklahoma, is a coeducational public research university located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Paul McGowan (Born October 7, 1988 in Bellshill) is a Scotland football Player. ... Florida State University, also commonly referred to as FSU or Florida State, is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Derrick Thomas Derrick Thomas (January 1, 1967 – February 8, 2000) was a NFL linebacker who played for the Kansas City Chiefs. ... The University of Alabama (also known as Alabama, UA or colloquially as Bama) is a public coeducational university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Michigan State University (MSU) is a public university in East Lansing, Michigan. ... This article is about the year. ... Alfred Williams (born November 6, 1968 in Houston, Texas) is a former American football player. ... The University of Colorado at Boulder (CU-Boulder, UCB officially[2]; Colorado, CU colloquially) is the flagship university of the University of Colorado system. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... UM also has campuses in Dearborn and Flint. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Marvin Jones may refer to: John Marvin Jones, United States congressman Marvin Jones, American football player Category: ... Florida State University, also commonly referred to as FSU or Florida State, is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Trev Alberts is a former American football player and current football commentator. ... The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is a state-supported institution of higher learning located in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA. Often referred to as simply Nebraska or UNL, it is the flagship and largest campus of the University of Nebraska system. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... Dana Howard (born February 27, 1972 in East St. ... The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, also known as UIUC and the U of I (the officially preferred abbreviation), is the flagship campus in the University of Illinois system. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kevin Hardy (born July 14, 1973) is a current National Football League linebacker for the Cincinnati Bengals. ... The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, also known as UIUC and the U of I (the officially preferred abbreviation), is the flagship campus in the University of Illinois system. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... The University of Colorado at Boulder (CU-Boulder, UCB officially[2]; Colorado, CU colloquially) is the flagship university of the University of Colorado system. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Andy Katzenmoyer was a Butkus Award-winning middle linebacker for the Ohio State Buckeyes. ... The Ohio State University (OSU) is a coeducational public research university in the U.S. state of Ohio. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Christopher Ashone Claiborne (born July 26, 1978 in San Diego) was a first-team All American graduate of the University of Southern California. ... The University of Southern California (commonly referred to as USC, SC, Southern California, and Southern Cal[1]), located in the downtown district of Los Angeles, California, USA, was founded in 1880, making it Californias oldest private research university. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... LaVar RaShad Arrington (born June 20, 1978 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is a professional football player, a linebacker, who plays for the New York Giants in the NFL. Arrington was drafted as the second choice overall in the 2000 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins behind Penn State teammate Courtney Brown. ... It has been suggested that University Park, Pennsylvania be merged into this article or section. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... For the Australian bushranger, see Dan Morgan (bushranger) Daniel Thomas Morgan, Jr. ... The University of Miami, sometimes called UM or The U, is a private university, founded in 1925, with its main campus in the city of Coral Gables in metropolitan Miami, Florida, in the United States. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Rocky Calmus (born August 1, 1979 in Tulsa, Oklahoma) is an American football player who plays linebacker, but is on injury reserve, for the Indianapolis Colts. ... The University of Oklahoma, often called OU or Oklahoma, is a coeducational public research university located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... E.J. Henderson is a football linebacker who currently plays for the Minnesota Vikings. ... The University of Maryland, College Park (also known as UM, UMD, or UMCP) is a public university located in the city of College Park, in Prince Georges County, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C., USA. Founded in 1856, the University of Maryland is considered to be a Public Ivy... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Teddy Lehman (born November 18, 1981) is an NFL linebacker with the Detroit Lions. ... The University of Oklahoma, often called OU or Oklahoma, is a coeducational public research university located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Derrick OHara Johnson (born November 11, 1982 in Waco, Texas) is an American football player linebacker drafted fifteenth overall in the 2005 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs. ... The University of Texas at Austin, often called UT or Texas, is the flagship[3][4][5][6][7] institution of the University of Texas System. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Paul Posluszny (born October 10, 1984 in Butler, Pennsylvania) is an American football player currently attending Pennsylvania State University. ... It has been suggested that University Park, Pennsylvania be merged into this article or section. ...


External links

  1. Official Website


College football awards:
Best player awards:
Heisman Memorial Trophy
Maxwell Award | Walter Camp Award
Bronko Nagurski Trophy (Best Defenseman)
Chuck Bednarik Award (Best Defenseman)
Dave Rimington Trophy (Best C)
Davey O'Brien Award (Best QB)
Dick Butkus Award (Best LB)
Doak Walker Award (Best RB)
Draddy Trophy (Academic Heisman)
Fred Biletnikoff Award (Best WR)
Jim Thorpe Award (Best DB)
John Mackey Award (Best TE)
Johnny Unitas Award (Best Senior QB)
Lombardi Award (Best Lineman or LB)
Lou Groza Award (Best PK)
Manning Award (Best QB)
Mosi Tatupu Award (Best spec. teams)
Outland Trophy (Best IOL or DL)
Ray Guy Award (Best P)
Ted Hendricks Award (Best DE)
Paul “Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year | Home Depot Coach of the Year
Walter Payton Award (Best Div. I-AA Off.) | Buck Buchanan Award (Best Div. I-AA Def.)
Harlon Hill Trophy (Div. II) | Gagliardi Trophy (Div. III) | Melberger Award (Div. III)

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Dick Butkus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (943 words)
Butkus was twice a unanimous All-American, in 1963 and 1964.
Butkus was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1983, and is one of only two players to have a uniform number (#50) retired by the University of Illinois.
In the summer of 2000, Dick Butkus was announced to be the coach of the Chicago Enforcers of the XFL.
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Butkus gave his own definition and nuance to the term "linebacker," and his play established a role model that every man who has played the position since has attempted to emulate.
Butkus was drafted in 1965 by the Bears in the first round of the pro draft after earning All American honors two years at the University of Illinois.
Butkus' retirement from professional football, he moved into the entertainment industry, where the same dedication and perseverance he exhibited as a player led to a successful acting career.
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