FSU’s Christian Jones, Telvin Smith named to Butkus list

Florida State senior linebackers Christian Jones and Telvin Smith were named to the Butkus Award watch list on Monday.

The award is given annually to the top college linebacker.

Jones led Florida State in tackles with 95 last season. He has started 27 games over the last two seasons.

Smith was third on the team in 2012 with 64 tackles. He also had 9.5 tackles for loss.