UConn senior Sio Moore was named to the Dick Butkus Award Watch List on Monday, an award that is presented annually to college football's top linebacker.
Moore has started 21 games over three seasons for the Huskies, including all 12 in 2011. He finished third on the team in tackles with 86, led the team with 16 tackles for a loss and was second with 6.5 sacks.
During his sophomore season in 2010, Moore was named Big East Defensive Player of the Week after recording a career high 17 tackles in UConn's overtime win over West Virginia.
For his career, Moore has registered 202 tackles, eight sacks and four interceptions, three of which came in 2011.
- Day Staff Reports