Five Beavers Named To Pac-10 All-Academic Team For Football

Nov. 20, 2001

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Five Oregon State football players were named to the Pacific-10 All-Academic Team, which the league announced Tuesday.

Juniors Seth Trimmer and Dennis Weathersby were first team selections, while seniors Kyle Rosselle and Dustin Janz were second team picks. Sophomore Dwan Edwards earned honorable mention recognition.

Trimmer carries a 3.31 grade point average in business adminstration. He has played in all 10 games, starting in nine of them (four at flanker and five at split end). He is fourth on the team with 16 receptions, and his 304 receiving yards ranks second on the team. He has scored two touchdowns on the season, one against Fresno State and one against Northern Arizona.

Weathersby, a liberal studies major, has a 3.21 grade point average and is a three-time Pac-10 All-Academic honoree. The cornerback has started all 10 games ranks fourth in the Pac-10 for passes defended, with 16 (14 broken up, two intercepted), and he also has 26 total tackles for the season. A preseason All-American and Jim Thorpe Award candidate, Weathersby tied the OSU career record for passes broken up in Beavers' last game.

Rosselle, a defensive end, carries a 3.35 grade point average and has already earned a bachelor's degree in general agriculture. He is pursuing a graduate degree in education and home economics. He has started all 10 games this season and has 27 total tackles, including seven for losses. He also has three sacks.

Janz, an offensive lineman, has a 3.22 grade point average in exercise and sport science. He has played in five games with one start.

Edwards is a business administration major with a 3.01 grade point average. The defensive tackle had started nine games at right tackle before missing OSU's last game with an injury. He has 29 tackles on the season to go along with two sacks.

In order to be considered for the Pacific-10 All-Academic Team, athletes must have at least a 3.00 cumulative grade point average, be a starter or significant reserve and be in at least their second year at their current school.

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