George lands on Butkus Award Watch List

It’s Watch List season.

Iowa State’s senior linebacker Jeremiah George landed on the Butkis Award Watch List on Monday afternoon according to a university press releease. 

The Butkus Award is given annually to the best linebacker in college football and is named after NFL legend Dick Butkus. 

George started nine games last season for Iowa State, racking up 87 tackles along the way. 

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Chris was hired as Cyclone Fanatic’s publisher in the fall of 2009. He is Iowa State football's postgame show host on the Cyclone Radio Network and can be heard daily from 4-7 on Des Moines' top-rated sports station, 1460 KXnO. Williams, a 2007 graduate of Iowa State’s Greenlee School of Journalism, is the former publisher of the old ( He has also written for the Des Moines Register, the Ames Tribune, and is the former sports director at KMA Radio. When Williams isn’t working, you can usually find him doing something outdoors with his wife Ashley, daughter Camryn, and Golden Retriever Dierks. He enjoys golfing, boating, country music, the Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Braves and is passionate about any and all motor sports so finding Williams at a local dirt track is very common.