SYRACUSE — Senior linebacker Dyshawn Davis was named to The Butkus Award Watch List on Monday.
The award — named after College and Pro Football Hall of Famer Dick Butkus — honors the top collegiate linebacker.
Davis is one of eight players from the Atlantic Coast Conference on the list. He ranks eighth in SU history with 31½ career tackles for loss and has 161 career tackles in three seasons with the Orange.
■ Senior offensive tackle Sean Hickey was added to the Rotary Lombardi Award Watch List on Monday. The criteria for the award are that each played is named to his respective all-conference team the prior season, or have garnered preseason honors this year. Hickey received All-ACC Honorable Mention last year and was named to the Outland Trophy Preseason Watch List earlier this month.