Conference of LBs: Pac-10 all over Butkus list

Posted by ESPN.com's Ted Miller

Nine of the 66 names on the preseason Butkus Award watch list are from the Pac-10. USC, California and Stanford each put two names on the board.

The Nasty Nine are:

Reggie Carter, UCLA

Brian Cushing, USC

Zack Follett, California

Rey Maualuga, USC

Pat Maynor, Stanford

Gerald Munns, Arizona State

Ronnie Palmer, Arizona

Clinton Snyder, Stanford

Worrell Williams, California

The complete list can be found on the official Butkus Award site.