Pac-10 Announces All-Academic Football Team

Nov. 20, 2002

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WALNUT CREEK, Calif.--The Pacific-10 Conference has named the 2002 Pac-10 All-Academic Football Team. Cornerback Dennis Weathersby of Oregon State is just the fourth player to be named to the first unit of the All-Academic Team four times (the most recent was tailback Chad Morton of USC, 1996-99). In addition to Weathersby, the Washington State duo of flanker Collin Henderson and defensive tackle Jeremey Williams have been named to the team for the third time. To be eligible for selection to the academic team, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall grade-point average and be either a starter or significant substitute. Following is the 2002 Pacific-10 Conference All-Academic Football Team:

2002 PACIFIC-10 CONFERENCE ALL-ACADEMIC FOOTBALL TEAM

FIRST TEAM

	QB	Jason Johnson, Arizona (2)	Grad.	3.74	Religious Studies	RB	Casey Moore, Stanford	Sr.	3.01	Public Policy	RB	Michael Williams, Arizona State (2)	Jr.	3.12	Justice Studies	WR	Collin Henderson, Washington State (3)	Sr.	3.69	Sport Management	WR	Seth Trimmer, Oregon State (2)	Grad.	3.31	Business/Graduate Teaching	TE	Tom Swoboda, California (2)	Sr.	3.39	Business Administration	OL	Bryce Bohlander, UCLA	Sr.	3.27	Political Science	OL	Kirk Chambers, Stanford	Jr.	3.28	Public Policy/German	OL	Ryan Jones, California (2)	Sr.	3.59	English/Religious Studies	OL	Christopher Murphy, California	Jr.	3.50	Political Science	OL	Dan Weaver, Oregon (2)	Jr.	3.21	Accounting

DL Craig Albrecht, Stanford (2) Sr. 3.62 English DL Trey Freeman, Stanford Sr. 3.07 Political Science DL Louis Hobson, Stanford Jr. 3.20 Electrical Engineering DL Jeremey Williams, Washington State (3) Jr. 3.56 Communications LB Pat Bennett, Washington State So. 3.58 Hotel Administration LB Ben DalMolin, Arizona So. 3.23 Wildlife-Watershed Resources LB Mason Unck, Arizona State Grad. 3.11 Communications DB Kristian Ericksen, California Jr. 3.64 American Studies DB Kevin Schimmelmann, Stanford RFr. 3.54 Undeclared DB Dennis Weathersby, Oregon State (4) Sr. 3.22 Liberal Studies DB Al Williams, Arizona State Grad. 3.50 English

PK Mark Jensen, California Grad. 3.95 Education P Tyler Fredrickson, California Jr. 3.34 Film

(2) Two-time first-team All-Academic selection (3) Three-time first-team All-Academic selection (4) Four-time first-team All-Academic selection

SECOND TEAM

	QB	Kyle Boller, California	Sr.	3.09	American Studies	RB	Ty Eriks, Washington	RFr.	3.69	Art	RB	Chris Manderino, California	RFr.	3.08	Undeclared	WR	Matt Debord, Washington	Sr.	3.56	Business	WR	Skyler Fulton, Arizona State	Jr.	3.29	Elementary Education	TE	Pat Loney, Oregon State	So.	3.62	Undeclared	OL	Matt Brock, Oregon State	So.	3.24	Psychology	OL	Riley FittChappell, Washington St.	RFr.	3.36	Undeclared	OL	Jonathan Geisel, California	So.	3.32	Religious Studies	OL	Matt Hayward, USC	Jr.	3.29	Business	OL	Greg Schindler, Stanford	Sr.	3.11	English

DL Babatunde Oshinowo, Stanford RFr. 3.54 Undeclared DL Tom Sverchek, California So. 3.03 American Studies DL Will Svitek, Stanford So. 3.11 Undeclared DL Bill Swancutt, Oregon State So. 3.24 Undeclared LB Jerry Matson, Oregon So. 3.12 Pre-Business LB Melvin Simmons, USC Jr. 3.01 Social Sciences/History LB Paul Ugenti, California Sr. 3.02 American Studies DB Darrell Brooks, Arizona RFr. 3.27 Undeclared DB Cole Sheridan, Washington State Jr. 3.20 Philosophy DB James Sims, Washington RFr. 3.19 Comparative Literature DB Leigh Torrance, Stanford So. 3.20 Political Science

PK Kirk Yliniemi, Oregon State Jr. 3.63 Construction Engineering P Jose Arroyo, Oregon Sr. 3.18 Business

Honorable Mention

Arizona:  QB Nic Costa, RFr.; WR Gens Goodman, Sr.; PK Sean Keel, Sr.Arizona State:  PK Mike Barth, Sr.; QB Chad Christensen, RFr.; Grayling Love, OL, RFr.California:  CB Mike McGrath, So.; MLB Brian Tremblay, So.Oregon:  QB Jason Fife, Jr.; PK Jared Siegel, So.Oregon State:  MLB Trent Bray, RFr.Stanford:  FL Greg Camarillo, So.; OT Kwame Harris, Jr.; C Tom Kolich, Sr.; QB Kyle Matter, RFr.; WR Nick Sebes, So.; TE Alex Smith, So.; FL Ryan Wells, So.UCLA:  FL Jon Dubravac, Sr.; DB Keith Short, Jr.Washington:  WR Wilbur Hooks, Sr.; FS Jimmy Newell, So.; TB Chris Singleton, So.Washington State:  FL Devard Darling, So.; PK Drew Dunning, Jr.; CB Karl Paymah, So.
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