Smith Named To Buktus, Lombardi Award Watch Lists

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WANE) – Bishop Luers graduate Jaylon Smith continues to see his preseason resume grow, as the sophomore linebacker at Notre Dame was named to the Butkus Award watch list and the Lombardi Award watch list on Monday.
The Butkus Award goes to the nation’s best linebacker at the end of the season. The Lombardi is awarded to college football’s best lineman or linebacker.
Last year as a true freshman Smith started all 13 games for the Irish. His 67 tackles were third on the team while his 6.5 tackles for loss were second best.

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