Johnson on Butkus Watch List
Aug. 21, 2009
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Senior linebacker Micah Johnson has been named to the watch list for the Dick Butkus Award, signifying the best linebacker in college football. The honor is bestowed by The Dick Butkus Foundation.
Johnson earned first-team All-Southeastern Conference honors in 2008 as chosen by league coaches. His accomplishments included:
Johnson is now on three preseason watch lists for national awards, in addition to the Rotary Lombardi Award (best lineman/linebacker) and Bronko Nagurski Trophy (best defensive player).