Butkus Award Watch List

On Monday the Butkus Award released their watch list for the top linebacker of the year in both the high school and college ranks.

Several of Florida’s linebacker targets made the list:

Joliet (Ill.) Plainfield South linebacker Clifton Garrett

Hinesville (Ga.) Liberty County linebacker Raekwon McMillan

Columbia (S.C.) Spring Valley linebacker Christian Miller

Crete (Ill.) Crete Monee linebacker Nyles Morgan

Tallahassee (Fla.) Godby linebacker Jacob Pugh

Gardena (Ca.) Junipero Serra linebacker Dwight Williams

Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) University School linebacker Richard Yeargin

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Andrew Spivey
Andrew always knew he wanted to be involved with sports in some capacity. He began by coaching high school football for six years before deciding to pursue a career in journalism. While coaching, he was a part of two state semifinal teams in the state of Alabama. Given his past coaching experience, he figured covering recruiting would be a perfect fit. He began his career as an intern for Rivals.com, covering University of Florida football recruiting. After interning with Rivals for six months, he joined the Gator Country family as a recruiting analyst. Andrew enjoys spending his free time on the golf course and watching his beloved Atlanta Braves. Follow him on Twitter at @AndrewSpiveyGC.