Calmus wins Butkus Award

Senior linebacker becomes third Sooner to win the coveted Butkus Award

All season long Oklahoma's Rocky Calmus played like the nation's best linebacker.

That became official today as the senior from Jenks High School in Tulsa, Okla. was named the winner of the Butkus Award, awarded to the nation's best linebacker, at the Dontown Athletic Club in Orlando, Fl. Friday afternoon.

Calmus, who becomes the third Sooner to win the coveted award from Oklahoma (Brian Bosworth won it in 1985 and 1986), had a team-high 117 tackles, 15 tackles for loss, four sacks, two fumble recoveries and one interception this season for Oklahoma.

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