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Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah Wins 2020 Butkus Award

December 21, 2020

Notre Dame senior linebacker Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah has won the 2020 Butkus Award, which goes to the top linebacker in college football. 

The Virginia native is tied for a team-high in tackles with 56 and leads the Fighting Irish with 11.0 tackles for loss in 2020.

Owusu-Koramoah has also been named the Nagurski Trophy and Bednarik Award Player of the Week this fall along with ACC Linebacker of the Week. 

He'll join fellow linebackers Manti Te'o (2012) and Jaylon Smith (2015) to win the Butkus under head coach Brian Kelly. 

2020 Stats 
11 Games 
56 tackles 
11.0 tackles for loss
1.5 sacks
1 interception
3 pass breakups
2 quarterback hurries 
2 fumble recoveries 
3 forced fumbles 

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