Brandon Magee named to 2012 Butkus Award watch list

Jul 16, 2012, 4:24 PM | Updated: 6:44 pm

The Arizona State Sun Devils are expecting big things this
season from linebacker Brandon Magee, who recently made
headlines for being drafted and signed by the Boston Red
Sox.

They’re not the only ones.

The senior, who missed the entire 2011 season due to an
achilles tear, was named to the Butkus Award watch list. The
award is given to the nation’s best linebacker.

Magee is one of 51 players — and seven in the Pac-12 — to
be on the list.

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