Five Named to Academic All-America Football Team

For the second straight season, both Eric Pauly and Drew Wood were honored on the First-Team Defense 2002 Verizon/CoSIDA Academic All-American All-District VII football team and will be forwarded to the national ballot.

Mark Dreyer was named to the second-team offense, while both Landon Jones and Bryan Save were named to the second-team defense.

To be nominated, the student-athlete must be a starter or important reserve with at least a 3.20 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) for his career. He must have reached sophomore athletic and academic standing. True freshmen, redshirt freshmen and ineligible athletic transfers are not eligible.

District VII includes all schools within the states of Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming. The Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan are also represented.

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