Pac-10 Football All-Academic Team Announced

Dec. 2, 2009

 

WALNUT CREEK, Calif.--Linebacker Mike Nixon of Arizona State has been named named a first-team selection on the Pac-10 All-Academic Football Team for the third straight year.  Last week, Nixon also was named a first-team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American.  In addition to Nixon, nine other players were named to the Pac-10 academic 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 2009 Pacific-10 Conference All-Academic Football Team.

FIRST TEAM PAC-10 ALL-ACADEMIC




Pos. Name Year GPA Major
QB Andrew Luck, Stanford RFr. 3.55 Undeclared
RB Josh Catron, Stanford Sr. 3.48 Economics
RB Toby Gerhart, Stanford Sr. 3.25 Management, Science and Engineering
WR Casey Kjos, Oregon State Jr. 3.63 Psychology and Sociology
WR Alex Lagemann, California Jr. 3.68 Media Studies
TE David Paulson, Oregon So. 3.68 Business Administration
OL Mark Boskovich, California Jr. 3.73 Political Science
OL Micah Hannam, Washington State Jr. 3.59 Civil Engineering
OL Andrew Phillips, Stanford Jr. 3.53 Classics
OL Chris Prummer, Washington State Jr. 3.88 Zoology
OL Carson York, Oregon RFr. 3.70 Journalism
DL Kevin Frahm, Oregon State So. 3.24 Political Science
DL Kevin Kooyman, Washington State Sr. 3.16 Management and Operations
DL Erik Lorig, Stanford Sr. 3.12 Public Policy
DL Tom McAndrew, Stanford Sr. 3.58 Science, Technology and Society
LB Mike Mohamed, California Sr. 3.43 Business Administration
LB Mike Nixon, Arizona State Sr. 4.07 Political Science
LB Will Powers, Stanford Sr. 3.48 Classics
DB Victor Aiyewa, Washington Jr. 3.36 Sociology
DB Cameron Collins, Oregon State So. 3.37 Business
DB Jay Matthews, Washington State RFr. 3.68 Undeclared
DB Chima Nwachukwu, Washington State Jr. 3.45 Political Science
PK Nate Whitaker, Stanford Jr. 3.38 Engineering
P Jeff Locke, UCLA RFr. 3.69 Undeclared
RS Taylor Kavanaugh, Oregon State Sr. 3.28 Construction Engineering

SECOND TEAM PAC-10 ALL-ACADEMIC




Pos. Name Year GPA Major
QB Nate Costa, Oregon Jr. 3.46 Sociology
RB Owen Marecic Jr. 3.32 Human Biology
RB Paul Homer, Washington Sr. 3.19 Biology
WR Ryan Whalen, Stanford Jr. 3.43 Science, Technology and Society
WR Jared Karstetter, Washington State So. 3.49 Undeclared
TE Logan Paulsen, UCLA Sr. 3.68 History and Political Science
OL Steven Ayers, Washington State So. 3.44 Social Studies
OL Chase Beeler, Stanford Jr. 3.42 History
OL Joe Eppele, Washington State Jr. 3.42 Psychology
OL Marcus Perry, Oregon State So. 3.56 Exercise and Sport Science
OL Matt Summers-Gavin, California RFr. 3.36 Political Science
DL Damien Holmes, UCLA RFr. 3.1

5

Undecided
DL Thomas Keiser, Stanford S0. 3.11 Undeclared
DL Gabe Miller, Oregon State Jr. 3.07 Construction Engineering
DL Ernest Owusu, California Jr. 3.12 Undeclared
LB Josh Garrett, Washington State RFr. 3.30 Undeclared
LB Riley Showalter, Oregon Sr. 3.10 Business Administration
LB R.J. Young, Arizona So. 3.40 Pre-Journalism
DB Delano Howell, Stanford So. 3.19 Undeclared
DB Kyle McCartney, Washington State RFr. 3.87 Undeclared
DB Alterraun Verner, UCLA Sr. 3.08 Mathematics/Applied Sciences
DB Greg Walker, Washington RFr. 3.45 Pre-Engineering
PK Giorgio Tavecchio, California So. 3.57 Undeclared
P Johnny Hekker, Oregon State So. 3.47 Science
RS Chris Owusu, Stanford So. 3.13 Undeclared

HONORABLE MENTION

Arizona: QB Nick Foles, So.;  HB/TE Chris Gronkowski, Sr.;  DB Corey Hall, Sr.;  WR David Roberts, So.;  TE A.J. Simmons, Jr.
Arizona State: OL, Matt Hustad, So.; PK Thomas Weber, Jr.           
California: TE Skylar Curran, Sr.;  C Chris Guarnero, Jr.;  Mitchell Schwartz, So.        
Oregon: WR Rory Cavaille, Sr.;  OL Nick Cody, RFr.;  C Jordan Holmes, Jr.
Oregon State:  TE Howard Croom, Sr.;  CB Brandon Hardin, So.;  PK Justin Kahut, Jr.;  C Alex Linnenhohl, Jr.;  WR Aaron Nichols, Jr.;  OG Gregg Peat, Sr.         
Stanford: TE Coby Fleener, Jr.;  OT Chris Marinelli, Sr.;  C Zach Nolan, Jr.;  TE Konrad Reuland, Jr.   
UCLA:  OG Nick Ekbatani, Sr.;  WR Gavin Ketchum, Sr.;  LB Patrick Larimore, RFr.;  TE Ryan Moya, Sr.;  P/H Danny Rees, Jr.;  FB Trevor Theriot, Sr.;  LB Sean Westgate, So.
USC:  OG/C Jeff Byers, Grad.;  PK Jordan Congdon, Sr.;  FB Adam Goodman, Sr.;  QB Garrett Green, Grad.;  S Drew McAllister, So.
Washington: LB Cort Dennison, So.;   PK Erik Folk, So.;  OT Cody Habben, Jr.;  OG Morgan Rosborough, Sr.          
Washington State: C Kenny Alfred, Sr.;  WR Daniel Blackledge, Jr.;  S Eric Block, So.;  OL Brian Danaher, So.;  S LeAndre Daniels, RFr.;  LB Hallston Higgins, Jr.;  TE Andrei Lintz, RFr.;  TE Skylar Stormo, RFr.


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