BUTKUS AWARD Goes to Crimson Tide’s Foster Top Linebacker
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster has won the Butkus Award as the nation's top linebacker. Dick Butkus presented the bronze trophy to Foster at the Crimson Tide's team banquet Sunday.
Foster leads the top-ranked Tide with 94 tackles, including 12 for a loss and four sacks. Alabama leads the nation in total, scoring and run defense and is the top seed going into the College Football Playoffs.