Texas' John Bonney was named to the 2015 Academic All-Big 12 Football Team on Thursday. He achieved first-team honors. (Stephen Spillman for AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

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Texas places 10 on Academic All-Big 12 Football Team

Posted November 20th, 2015

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The Big 12 tabbed 10 Longhorns for its football all-conference academic team on Thursday. Cornerback John Bonney, fullback Dominic Cruciani, linebacker Trey Gonzales, tight end Logan Mills and offensive lineman Jake Raulerson were among the conference athletes given first-team honors, according to a press release by the Big 12.

In the past 10 years, Texas has led the conference in both total selections and first-team choices. During that span, the Longhorns have had 186 total honorees, including 121 on the first team, according to the release.

The second-team roster included guard Sedrick Flowers, running back D’Onta Foreman, defensive tackle Desmond Jackson, defensive back Tyler Marriott and defensive back Duke Thomas.

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According to the release,  first-team members consist of those who have maintained a 3.20 or better grade-point average while the second-team selections must achieve a 3.00 to 3.19 GPA.

 

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