Pac-10 Announces All-Academic Football Team

Dec. 2, 2008

Walnut Creek, Calif. -

 

Running back Anthony Kimble of Stanford has been named named a first-team selection on the Pac-10 All-Academic Football Team for the third straight year.  In addition, seven other players were named to the team for the second 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 2008 Pacific-10 Conference All-Academic Football Team.

 

2008 PACIFIC-10 CONFERENCE ALL-ACADEMIC FOOTBALL TEAM

FIRST TEAM

Pos. Name, School Yr. GPA Major

QB Mark Sanchez, USC Jr. 3.14 Communication

RB Anthony Kimble, Stanford (3) Sr. 3.18 Science, Technology & Society

RB Zach Smith, California Sr. 3.88 Education

WR Casey Kjos, Oregon State So. 3.63 Psychology & Sociology

WR Sammie Stroughter, Oregon State Sr. 3.01 Sociology

TE Matt Larkin, Oregon Sr. 3.80 Business Administration

OL Chase Beeler, Stanford Jr. 3.83 History

OL Mark Boskovich, California So. 3.69 Political Science

OL Jeff Kendall, Oregon Sr. 3.43 History

OL Alex, Mack California (2) Sr. 3.60 Graduate Studies

OL Jon Teague, Oregon (2) Sr. 3.62 Economics

 

DL Pernnell Booth, Oregon State Sr. 3.17 Sociology

DL Clay Matthews, USC Sr. 3.06 International Relations

DL Matt Mullennix, Washington State (2) Sr. 3.30 Management & Ops./Psychology

DL Nick Reed, Oregon (2) Sr. 3.44 History

LB Mike Mohamed, California So. 3.39 Business Administration

LB Mike Nixon, Arizona State (2) Jr. 4.05 Political Science 

LB Will Powers, Stanford Jr. 3.44 Classics

DB Victor Aiyewa, Washington So. 3.67 Pre-Science

DB Cameron Collins, Oregon State RFr. 3.59 Business

DB Chima Nwachukwu, Washington State So. 3.63 Political Science

DB Alterraun Verner, UCLA (2) Jr. 3.17 Mathematics

 

PK Jason Bondzio, Arizona (2) Grad. 3.72 Management

P Aaron Perez, UCLA Sr. 3.00 Sociology

 

 

(2) Two-time first-team All-Academic selection

(3) Three-time first-team All-Academic selection

 

SECOND TEAM

Pos. Name, School Yr. GPA Major

QB Garrett Green, USC Jr. 3.43 Business Administration

RB Toby Gerhart, Stanford Jr. 3.12 Management, Science & Engineering

RB Trevor Theriot, UCLA Jr. 3.25 Political Science

WR David Roberts, Arizona RFr. 3.34 Engineering

WR Taylor Kavanaugh, Oregon State Jr. 3.31 Construction Engineering

TE Chris Gronkowski, Arizona Jr. 3.27 Accounting 

OL Joe Eppele, Washington State So. 3.54 Psychology

OL Micah Hannam, Washington State So. 3.57 Civil Engineering

OL Andy Levitre, Oregon State Sr. 3.28 Finance & Sociology

OL Andrew Phillips, Stanford Jr. 3.41 Classics

OL James Tretheway, Arizona Grad. 3.39 Economics

 

DL Matt Eichelberger, Washington State Sr. 3.14 Sociology

DL Adam Hineline, Washington State Sr. 3.11 Communication

DL Cole Linehan, Oregon Sr. 3.11 Sociology

DL Erik Lorig, Stanford Jr. 3.08 Public Policy

LB Greg Laybourn, Oregon State Sr. 3.05 Business

LB Colin Parker, Arizona State RFr. 3.28 Business

LB Anthony Reyes, Arizona State Sr. 3.32 Interdisciplinary Studies

DB Corey Hall, Arizona Jr. 3.18 Accounting

DB Brandon Hardin, Oregon State RFr. 3.34 Undecided

DB Tripper Johnson, Washington Jr. 3.25 Arts & Sciences

DB Bo McNally, Stanford Jr. 3.03 Science, Technology & Society

 

PK Aaron Zagory, Stanford Sr. 3.64 Philosophy

P Thomas Weber, Arizona State So. 3.10 Kinesiology

 

Honorable Mention

Arizona:  C Colin Baxter, So.           

California:  OT Mitchell Schwartz, RFr.;  FB Will Ta'ufo'ou, Sr.        

Oregon:  WR Rory Cavaille, Jr.;  OG Jordan Holmes, So.;  WR Aaron Pflugrad, So.;  LB Riley Showalter, Jr.;  C Max Unger, Sr.

Oregon State:  DE Kevin Frahm, RFr.;  S Austin Hall, Sr.;  PK Justin Kahut, So.;  C Alex Linnenkohl, So.;  TE Gabe Miller, So.;  OG Gregg Peat, Jr.;  OG Adam Speer, Sr.          

Stanford:  FB Owen Marecic, So.;  OG Chris Marinelli, Jr.;  OLB Clinton Snyder, Jr.; WR Ryan Whalen, So.

UCLA:  OG Nick Ekbatani, Jr.;  FL Gavin Ketchum, Jr.;  TE Ryan Moya, Jr.;  TE Logan Paulsen, Sr.;  K Jimmy Rotstein, Jr.

USC:  OG Jeff Byers, Grad.;  FB Adam Goodman, Jr.;  NT Christian Tupou, RFr.

Washington:  OT Cody Habben, So.;  FB Paul Homer, Jr.;  PK Ryan Perkins, Sr.;  FB Austin Sylvester, So.            

Washington State:   C Kenny Alfred, Jr.;  OG Steven Ayers, RFr.;  WR Daniel Blackledge, RFr.;  OG Brian Danaher, So.;  TE Devin Frischknecht, Sr.;  OLB Hallston Higgins, So.;  DE Kevin Kooyman, Jr.;  OT Vaughn Lesuma, Sr.;  TE Ben Woodard, Sr.     

 

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