Pair Of Sun Devils Named To All-Academic Football Team

Nov. 10, 2000

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Senior receivers Mike Aguirre and Brian Forth were honored Wednesday, Nov. 8 for their hard work in the classroom when they were named to the 2000 Verizon Academic All-District VIII Football Team.

Aguirre, a Pac-10 representative on the National Student-Athlete Advisory Committee for 2000-01, received first-team honors and is thus eligible to earn Academic All-America honors when they are released Dec. 5. A history major from Mesa, Ariz., Aguirre graduated during the spring with a 3.42 GPA.

Forth, a Yorba Linda, Calif. native, earned second-team honors. Forth graduated last spring with a 3.50 GPA. and a major in marketing. He has interned for the Sun Devil Sports Network, and his 'Forth and Goal' articles -- providing an insider view of the ASU football season -- have been a regular attraction on the Sun Devil website this year.

Both the first and second team honorees were voted on and selected by members of the College of Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) within the District VIII states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawai'i, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washington, and the province of British Columbia.

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