PROVIDENCE, R.I. (February 25, 2014) – Thirty-three student-athletes from the Rutgers football team were named to the American All-Academic Football Team, the conference office announced. The number of honorees is up five from last season and ranked second in the conference.
Six student-athletes were honored for the third time, including Taj Alexander (Downingtown, Pa.), Brandon Coleman (Accokeek, Md.), Chas Dodd (Lyman, S.C.), David Milewski (Sayreville, N.J.), Quron Pratt (Palmyra, N.J.) and Lorenzo Waters (Accokeek, Md.).
A total of nine student-athletes were listed for the first time.
To be nominated, a player must have a cumulative grade-pointindex of at least 3.0 and completed a minimum of two semesters of academic work.
This is the latest academic honor for the football team under head coach Kyle Flood’s tenure. Forty-three players finished the 2013 fall semester with a cumulative gradepoint average of 3.0 or higher while 24 student-athletes earned Dean’s List honors during the fall semester with at least a 3.5 GPA.
Three players earned a perfect 4.0 GPA during the fall semester while the team grade point average of 2.96 was a record high for the team for the fourth consecutive semester.
|Joseph Behnke||PK||Sr.||West Windsor, N.J.||Cell Biology And Neuroscience|
|Sam Bergen||FB||Jr.||East Stroudsburg, Pa.||Economics|
|Mike Bimonte||QB||Jr.||Manalapan, N.J.||Labor Studies And Employment Relations|
|Nicholas Borgese||PK||Jr.||Hamburg, N.Y.||Economics|
|Michael Burton||FB||Jr.||Long Valley, N.J.||Communication|
|Paul Carrezola||TE||Sr.||Langhorne, Pa.||Communication|
|Leonte Carroo||WR||So.||Edison, N.J.||Undeclared|
|Brandon Coleman||WR||Sr.||Accokeek, Md.||Labor Studies And Employment Relations|
|Chas Dodd||QB||Sr.||Lyman, S.C.||Communication|
|Kyle Federico||PK||So.||Ponte Vedra, Fla.||Criminal Justice|
|Christopher Fonti||OL||Sr.||Wayne, N.J.||Economics|
|Quentin Gause||LB||Jr.||Rochester, N.Y.||Journalism And Media Studies|
|Isaac Holmes||DL||Sr.||Jersey City, N.J.||Criminal Justice|
|Savon Huggins||RB||Jr.||Jackson, N.J.||Economics|
|Myles Jackson||DL||Jr.||West Chester, Pa.||Political Science|
|Paul James||RB||Jr.||Clayton, N.J.||Information Technology And Informatics|
|Robert Jones||LS||Sr.||West Caldwell, N.J.||Exercise Science And Sport Studies|
|Tyler Kroft||TE||Jr.||Downingtown, Pa.||Communication|
|Christopher Laviano||QB||Fr.||Upper Brookville, N.Y.||Undeclared|
|David Milewski||DL||Sr.||Sayreville, N.J.||Finance|
|Christopher Muller||OL||So.||Perkiomenville, Pa.||Pre Business|
|Aidan Murray||PK||So.||Mahwah, N.J.||Undeclared|
|Julian Pinnix-Odrick||DL||So.||Montclair, N.J.||Undeclared|
|Quron Pratt||WR||Sr.||Palmyra, N.J.||Sociology, Labor Studies & Employment Relations|
|Frank Quartucci||OL||Sr.||Hamilton, N.J.||American Studies|
|Blake Rankin||QB||So.||Bloomsburg, Pa.||Undeclared|
|Kevin Snyder||LB||Jr.||Mechanicsburg, Pa.||Economics|
|Julian Tartacoff||H||Sr.||Skillman, N.J.||Economics|
|Brian Verbitski||DB||So.||Burlington Township, N.J.||Pre Business|
|Lorenzo Waters||DB||Sr.||Accokeek, Md.||Political Science|
|Dallas Whitaker||LB||Jr.||Milford, N.J.||Political Science|