Ellis Earns Third Straight Pac-10 Academic Honor

Nov. 16, 2006

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Wide receiver Cody Ellis of Washington headlines the Pac-10 All-Academic Football Team. Ellis was named a first-team selection for the third straight year. Eight other players were named to the elite academic squad 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.

Ellis a junior from Puyallup, Wash., carries a 3.75 grade point average as a sociology major. On the football field, he has started four games after returning from injury in the season's fourth game. He has caught 15 passes for 158 yards.

Following is the 2006 Pacific-10 Conference All-Academic Football Team:


Pos. Name, School Yr. GPA Major
QB Alex Brink, Washington State* Jr. 3.56 Sport Management
RB Anthony Kimble, Stanford Sr. 3.30 Science, Technology & Society
RB Byron Storer, California Sr. 3.44 Mass Communications
WR Cody Ellis, Washington** Jr. 3.74 Sociology
WR Kelton Lynn, Stanford Jr. 3.65 Management, Science & Tech.
TE Zach Miller, Arizona State Jr. 3.84 Marketing
C Jason Burke, Arizona State* Sr. 3.90 Finance & Marketing
OL Daniel Borg, Arizona RFr. 3.85 Computer Science
OL Chris Joseph, UCLA* Jr. 3.96 Geography
OL Jon Teague, Oregon So. 3.72 Business
OL Josiah Vinson, Stanford* Sr. 3.55 English

DL Chris Horn, Stanford* Sr. 3.33 Engineering
DL Kenneth Lombard, UCLA* So. 3.48 History
DL Michael Marquardt, Arizona State Jr. 3.64 Urban Planning
DL Tom McAndrew, Stanford So. 3.64 Undeclared
LB Spencer Larsen, Arizona Jr. 3.51 Regional Development
LB Michael Okwo, Stanford Sr. 3.09 Philosophy & Religious Studies
LB Mike Silva, Stanford Sr. 3.54 Economics/Management Science
DB Josh Barrett, Arizona State Jr. 3.01 Marketing
DB Randolph Bundy, California Sr. 3.10 American Studies
DB Keenan Lewis, Oregon State* So. 3.09 Exercise & Sport Science
DB Chris Price, Arizona State Sr. 3.57 Psychology

PK Jesse Ainsworth, Arizona State* Sr. 3.66 Justice Studies
P Nick Folk, Arizona Sr. 3.22 Marketing
RS Sammie Stroughter, Oregon State Jr. 3.00 Sociology

*Two-time first-team All-Academic selection**Three-time first-team All-Academic selection

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