The preseason watch honors keep pouring in for University at Buffalo senior linebacker Khalil Mack.
He’s been added to the watch list for The Butkas Award, which goes to the nation’s top linebacker, and the Rotary Lombardi Award, given to the country’s top lineman/linebacker.
Mack is the first Bull to be named to the Butkas Award watch list and is the only player from the Mid-American Conference on the 51-man list.
Mack also has been named to the Bronko Nagurski Trophy and Chuck Bednarik Award watch lists. Mack had 94 tackles, including 21 for loss, eight sacks and four forced fumbles.