Lee Makes Butkus Cut

Penn State fans are anxiously awaiting the return of Sean Lee to the Penn State defensive lineup, which could possibly happen as soon as Saturday. However, even though Lee has missed three games, he still made the semi-finalist list for the Butkus Award.

Although senior linebacker Sean Lee has been sidelined since the late goings of the Temple game, missing the last three games, the Penn State captain has made the semi-finalist cut for the Butkus Award.

Despite missing half of Penn State's season so far, Lee is still second on the squad with 32 tackles with 7.5 tackles for loss and two sacks.

Here are the 15 semi-finalists that join Lee:

Obi Ezeh, Michigan
Chris Galippo, Southern Cal
Mark Herzlich, Boston College
Greg Jones, Michigan State
Sergio Kindle, Texas
Travis Lewis, Oklahoma
Von Miller, Texas A&M
Brandon Spikes, Florida
Daryl Washington, Texas Christian
Sean Weatherspoon, Missouri
Eric Norwood, South Carolina
Perry Riley, Louisiana State
Quan Sturdivant, North Carolina
Rennie Curran, Georgia
Rolando McClain, Alabama

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