Longhorns place 18 football players on Academic All-Big 12

Posted November 20th, 2014


Eighteen Texas football players were named Academic All-Big 12, including 12 to the first-team.

Making first team (3.20 grade-point average or higher) were: snapper Nate Boyer, punter Michael Davidson, center Dominic Espinosa, safety Dylan Haines, linebacker Jordan Hicks, defensive back Devin Huffines, tight ends M.J. McFarland and Chris Terry, offensive lineman Jake Raulerson, cornerback Ryan Roberts, and wide receivers Jaxon Shipley and Ty Templin.

It marks the third-straight year Boyer earned first-team honors. Huffines and McFarland were selected for a second-consecutive year.


Making second team (3.0-3.19) were running back Malcolm Brown, linebacker Demarco Cobbs, wide receivers Jacorey Warrick, Chris Giron and Dakota Haines, and quarterback Tyrone Swoopes.

Over the last nine years, Texas leads the conference in both total selections (176) and first-team choices (116). Kansas is next best in both categories with 147 total and 90 on the first team. Kansas State led this year with 29 overall selections, including 20 on the first team.

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