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Digest: Gilman grad Kiser named semifinalist for Butkus Award

Digest: Gilman grad Kiser named semifinalist for Butkus Award

Virginia linebacker Micah Kiser (Gilman) was named one of 15 semifinalists for the Butkus Award, given annually to the nation's best linebacker. Kiser was also a semifinalist in 2016. He is No. 2 in the Atlantic Coast Conference and No. 12 in the nation with 9.9 tackles per game. He has 79 tackles, five sacks and seven tackles for loss through eight games. Finalists will be announced Nov. 20, and a winner will be announced on or before Dec. 5.

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