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Luke Kuechly wins Butkus Award

Updated: December 5, 2011, 1:12 AM ET
By Jack McCluskey | Special to ESPNBoston.com

NEEDHAM, Mass. -- In a surprise ceremony, Luke Kuechly was handed the 2011 Butkus Award trophy, which honors the nation's top linebacker, by the man himself at the end of the Boston College football banquet on Sunday.

BC coach Frank Spaziani joked during his remarks that he had snapped his fingers and made Kenny Chesney appear to address the team earlier this season, with mixed results following in a down year for the Eagles. The team showed a montage of some of the many plays Kuechly ...

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