Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Noor Davis Butkus Award Linebacker Finalist, November 23, 2011

Auburn Coach Gene Chizik with senior Leesburg High School OLB Noor Davis on a official recruiting visit recently.
CHICAGO, IL, Nov 22, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Finalists for the 27th annual collegiate and high school Butkus Award(R) honoring the nation's top football linebackers were announced today by the Butkus Foundation. Finalists were selected by a panel of 51 coaches, scouts and journalists supervised by Hub Arkush of Pro Football Weekly who follow all applicable rules of their leagues. Winners will be announced on or before December 7. Finalists for 2011 include (alphabetically):
Butkus Award Collegiate Finalists: 

--  Lavonte David, Nebraska
        --  Dont'a Hightower, Alabama
        --  Jarvis Jones, Georgia
        --  Luke Kuechly, Boston College
        --  Manti Te'o, Notre Dame
        --  Courtney Upshaw, Alabama
Butkus Award High School Finalists:

--  Kwon Alexander, Oxford High School, Ala.
        --  Mike Barton, Concord De La Salle High School, Concord, Calif.
        --  Noor Davis, Leesburg High School, Fla. 

        --  Quanzell Lambert, Timber Creek High School, Sicklerville, NJ
        --  Antonio Morrison, Bolingbrook High School, Ill.
        --  Jabari Ruffin, Downey High School, Calif.


Article provided by:
Gerald Lacey
Staff Writer
Carver Heights Quarterback Club
1986 Varsity Jackets Football Lettermen #82
Class of 1988 Leesburg High School 

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