Fakes Named Academic All-American

Ball State TE Zane Fakes added the prestigious honor of being named Academic All-American yesterday.

Add it to the growing list of accolades for Sr. TE Zane Fakes.

A day after being selected as First Team All-Mid-American Conference, Fakes, a 6-3 237 Sr. from Plainfield, IN, was selected as the Capital One Academic All-American Division 1 Football First Team. The team is selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

Fakes, who earned a 3.59 GP while graduating with a degree in exercise science, spent the past year working towards his mater's degree.

Fakes currently has 37 receptions for 382 yards and 2 touchdowns for the season as the Cardinals prepare for their upcoming bowl game that will be announced on Sunday.

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