Jack Campbell, Iowa LB, wins 2022 Butkus Award
Jack Campbell just became the first Iowa player ever to win the Butkus Award, signifying the nation’s top linebacker.
Campbell won 38% of the vote, enough to topple Arkansas’ Drew Sanders, Cincinnati’s Ivan Pace, Georgia’s Jamon Dumas-Johnson and Washington State’s Daiyan Henley.
Iowa’s Jack Campbell wins Butkus Award, signifying nation’s top linebacker
— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) December 8, 2022
Iowa MLB Jack Campbell wins the Butkus Award as the nation’s top linebacker. The award was presented by Dick Butkus and his son Matt in a surprise announcement today.
— Scott Dochterman (@ScottDochterman) December 8, 2022
Campbell totaled an incredible 115 total tackles this year, forced a fumble, notched 2 interceptions and deflected 2 passes. The senior from Cedar Falls posted similar numbers last season for the Hawkeyes. He’s also a 2-time first-team All B1G selection and was recently named the B1G Player of the Year.