Greenlaw Named To Butkus Award Watch List

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University of Maryland wide receiver and returner D.J.

The Butkus Award, given to the nation's top linebacker, released its preseason award watch list that saw McCray named among 50 other linebackers across the nation.

Moore has made 23 straight starts for the Terps and has a reception in 21 consecutive games, the longest streak at Maryland since Torrey Smith's 30-game streak from 2008-10.

Dhawan to replace injured Vijay for Sri Lanka
The right-hander has been asked to continue with his rehabilitation program after complaining of wrist pain during a match. On the other hand, Murali Vijay has not played any competitive cricket since the end of the Australia Tests.

Perhaps the most memorable play of his career came in last year's Orange Bowl game against Florida State, when he returned an interception 14 yards for a touchdown late in the third quarter to cut what had been an 11-point Seminole lead to just five. He added 125 yards through the air on 17 receptions and averaged 22.3 yards per kickoff return.

An Auburn player has never won the Butkus Award, which was won by Alabama's Reuben Foster last year, and six finalists and one finalist from last year are on this year's preseason watch list. He is one of 46 FBS players to make the preseason list.

The 2017 Watch List was compiled by a panel of college football experts based on a combination of 2016 statistics, career performance, SID recommendations, and expectations heading into the 2017 season. The Butkus Award has been given out annually since 1985, and has been awarded by The Butkus Foundation since 2008. The Baton Rouge native broke two school records, earned All-America honors and was named to the All-SEC first team by the league's coaches and media a year ago.

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