Te'o is Butkus semifinalist
For the second straight season, Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o is a semifinalist for the Butkus Award given to nation's best college linebacker.
The junior leads Notre Dame in tackles (69), tackles for a loss (8.5) and sacks (4) this season.
The winner will be announced Dec. 7.
Te'o won the Butkus Award given to high school linebackers in 2008.
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