2005 Butkus Award Winner Posluszny & Connor Among Candidates for '06 Top Linebacker Honor
Penn State is only Big Ten team with multiple candidates
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; August 24, 2006 - A pair of Penn State standouts are among the candidates for the 2006 Butkus Award, presented to the nation's top linebacker.
Senior Paul Posluszny (Aliquippa), the 2005 Butkus Award winner, and junior Dan Connor (Wallingford), are among the 65 candidates for the Butkus Award, which is presented by The Downtown Athletic Club of Orlando, Inc. (DACO). The prestigious award is named in honor of former Chicago Bears NFL Hall of Fame member, Dick Butkus.