...TUSCALOOSA, Alabama ― The new Alabama season leader in tackles has another honor of note Monday morning.
Junior Reggie Ragland was named one of 15 semifinalists for the Butkus Award won by teammate C.J. Mosley a year ago. The first-year starter who beat Reuben Foster for the top job has 56 tackles and passed Landon Collins (54) for the season lead at Tennessee on Saturday.
Ragland also has 6 ½ tackles for loss including 1 ½ sakcs, an interception, forced fumble and three pass breakups.
Butkus Award semifinalists
Stephone Anthony, Clemson
Myles Jack, UCLA
Jordan Jenkins, Georgia