Buffalo senior linebacker Khalil Mack earned Butkus Award 2013 preseason watch list honors Monday – the award presented to the nation’s best linebacker.
Mack recorded 94 tackles, eight sacks, and four forced fumbles in 2012. He is the only Mid-American Conference player to earn the honors.
The Butkus Foundation announces the winner Dec. 7.
Related: Safety Najja Johnson earned Jim Thorpe Award watch list honors Friday.
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