EUGENE, Oregon – University of Oregon senior linebacker Boseko Lokombo has been named to the “watch list” for the 2013 Collegiate Butkus Award. Lokombo is one of 51student-athletes listed on the watch list for the award, given annually to the nation’s best linebacker.  

Lokombo, a native of Abbotsford, British Columbia, played in all 13 games last season and recorded 39 total tackles, including 26 solo stops. Lokombo also tallied four and a half tackles for loss, two sacks, two interceptions and a forced fumble.  Lokombo has played in every game the past three seasons and has notched 108 career tackles. He has four career defensive touchdowns.

Semifinalists will be named October 28, finalists November 26, and winners will be notified on or before December 10.

The Ducks open the 2013 season on Aug. 31 in Autzen Stadium, hosting Nicholls at 1 p.m. (PT).