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Butkus Award
Given to the top collegiate linebacker, the award is
presented by the Downtown Athletic Club of Orlando.
	
Year - player, school

2016 - Reuben Foster, Alabama
2015 - Jaylon Smith, Notre Dame
2014 - Eric Kendricks, UCLA
2013 - CJ Mosley, Alabama
2012 - Manti Te'o, Notre Dame
2011 - Luke Kuechly, Boston College
2010 - Von Miller, Texas A&M
2009 - Rolando McClain, Alabama
2008 - Aaron Curry, Wake Forest
2007 - James Laurinaitis, Ohio State
2006 - Patrick Willis, Mississippi
2005 - Paul Posluszny, Penn State
2004 - Derrick Johnson, Texas
2003 - Teddy Lehman, Oklahoma
2002 - E.J. Henderson, Maryland
2001 - Rocky Calmus, Oklahoma 
2000 - Dan Morgan, Miami FL 
1999 - LaVar Arrington, Penn State 
1998 - Chris Claiborne, Southern California 
1997 - Andy Katzenmoyer, Ohio State 
1996 - Matt Russell, Colorado 
1995 - Kevin Hardy, Illinois 
1994 - Dana Howard, Illinois 
1993 - Trev Alberts, Nebraska 
1992 - Marvin Jones, Florida State 
1991 - Erick Anderson, Michigan 
1990 - Alfred William, Colorado 
1989 - Percy Snow, Michigan State 
1988 - Derrick Thomas, Alabama 
1987 - Paul McGowan, Florida State 
1986 - Brian Bosworth, Oklahoma 
1985 - Brian Bosworth, Oklahoma