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Clemson linebacker named semifinalist for Dick Butkus award

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Clemson linebacker Dorian O'Daniel (Source: Associated Press) Clemson linebacker Dorian O'Daniel (Source: Associated Press)
CLEMSON, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Clemson linebacker Dorian O'Daniel is one of 15 semifinalists up to possibly win the Dick Butkus Award.

The Butkus award is given annually to the top college football linebacker. O'Daniel is only linebacker in Clemson history with two "pick sixes" in the same year and he leads this season with 72 tackles.

Other semifinalists include: Josh Allen of Kentucky, Jerome Baker of Ohio State, Devin Bush of Michigan, Lorenzo Carter of Georgia, Tremaine Edmunds of Virginia Tech, T.J. Edwards of Wisconsin, Rashaan Evans of Alabama, Shaun Dion Hamilton of Alabama, Malik Jefferson of Texas, Josey Jewell of Iowa, Micah Kiser of Virginia, Ogbonnia Okoronkwo of Oklahoma, Roquan Smith of Georgia and Camerson Smith of Southern California. 

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