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LSU linebacker Lamin Barrow named a Butkus semifinalist

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LSU linebacker Lamin Barrow is one of 12 finalists for the Butkus Award, given annually to the nation's top college linebacker.

The semifinalists were announced Monday and selected by a 51-person panel comprised of scouts, coaches and journalists.

Also named to the list from the SEC is Alabama linebacker CJ Mosley.

Barrow has led the LSU defense with 64 total tackles, including three tackles in the backfield and 1.5 sacks.

Mosley has recorded 59 tackles in 2013, including 30 solo stops, to go along with 5.5 tackles for loss and a sack for No. 1 Alabama.

Barrow and Mosley will meet in Tuscaloosa on Saturday, November 9th.

2013 Butkus Award Semifinalists School
Anthony Barr UCLA
Lamin Barrow LSU
Chris Borland Wisconsin
Khairi Fortt California
Khalil Mack Buffalo
C.J. Mosley Alabama
Denzel Perryman Miami
Trevor Reilly Utah
Ryan Shazier Ohio State
Shayne Skov Stanford
Yawin Smallwood UConn
Kyle Van Noy BYU
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