Friday, November 11, 2011
Eight in Big 12 honored for academics
By ESPN.com staff
Eight Big 12 players were named to the Academic All-District VII First Team.
- Emmanuel Acho, LB, Texas
- Cody Davis, S, Texas Tech
- Robert Griffin III, QB, Baylor
- Tysyn Hartman, S, Kansas State
- Gabe Ikard, OL, Oklahoma
- Trevor Marrongelli, OL, Kansas
- Trey Millard, FB, Oklahoma
- Jordan Voelker, DE, Kansas State
Each of the players is eligible to become a Capital One Academic All-American. Players' on-field performance is also factored into the award.
Hartman has been named to the All-District team for a third consecutive season. Griffin has been named to the the team for the second consecutive season.