(Seattle, WA) — Cougars senior safety Deone Bucannon has been named a semifinalist for the award given to the top defensive back in college football, the Jim Thorpe Award. Bucannon is leading the Pac-12 in tackles and is second in interceptions. He has forced three fumbles and recovered two fumbles, both team highs. Bucannon is the first Cougar to be named a Jim Thorpe semifinalist since Jason David in 2003.
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