Perryman named Butkus Semifinalist

Canes linebacker honored


CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Canes linebacker Denzel Perryman has been named a semifinalist for the Butkus Award.

It is the second straight year that Perryman has received the honor.

The award is given annually to the nation's best linebacker.

There are 15 semifinalists, 2 from the ACC.

Perryman has started all 8 games for the Canes this season.

Miami's leading tackler has 62 stops on the season.

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