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Notre Dame linebacker wins 2020 Butkus Award

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A Fighting Irish football standout has been honored with one of College Football’s top individual prizes.

Notre Dame linebacker Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah has been named the top linebacker in the nation with the annual Butkus Award.

Namesake Dick Butkus surprised the player in a virtual meeting Monday morning. Three domers have won the Butkus in the last ten years, with Jaylon Smith earning it in 2015, and Manti Te’o winning the honor in 2012.

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