The Butkus Award
Honoring athletic achievement and service to the community while recognizing the nation’s best high school, college, and professional linebackers.
ABOUT DICK BUTKUS
“When a player receives the Butkus Award he will know two things. First, he is recognized as the best of the best linebackers in America. Second, and in the long run most important, he will understand that this recognition brings a responsibility to serve others by giving back.”