Poz named Butkus Award finalists
The three finalists are Paul Posluszny (Penn State), DeMarco Ryans (Alabama), A.J. Hawk (Ohio State).
Posluszny, who has made 58 solo tackles and three sacks this season, is the only junior among the three finalists. He is seeking to become the first Penn State player to receive the award since LaVar Arrington in 1999.