Weatherford earns academic honors

For the second straight season, Florida State quarterback Drew Weatherford has been named to ESPN The Magazine's Academic All-District Team.

Weatherford, a Land O' Lakes, Fla., native holds a 3.49 grade point average in business finance. To be eligible for the honor, student-athletes must carry a 3.2 GPAand be at least a sophomore in terms of athletic eligibility.

Weatherford, who is a junior academically, has twice been named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll and has been a member of the Dean's List for three semesters. He was also named to the 2005 ACC All-Academic Team.

The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) selects Academic All-America® teams in 12 programs: football, women's volleyball, men's soccer, women's soccer, men's basketball, women's basketball, baseball, softball, men's track & field/cross country, women's track & field/cross country, men's at-large and women's at-large.

A first team, second team and third team are selected in both the University (Division I and I-AA) and College (Division II, III and NAIA) Divisions. Football consists of just first and second teams.

District 3 Winners

FIRST TEAM

QB Drew Weatherford Florida State Jr. Land O' Lakes, Fla. 3.49 Business Finance
RB Reggie Hall Elon Jr. Charlotte, N.C. 3.55 Business Administration
RB Lanard Stafford South Carollina Jr. Hemingway, S.C. 3.62 Electrical engineering
WR Kevin Roach East Carolina Gr. Williamston, N.C. 3.44 Accounting
WR Danny Desriveaux Richmond Gr. Quebec City, Canada 3.30 Business Administration (MBA)
TE Greg Olsen Miami Jr. Wayne Hill, N.J. 3.25 Criminolgy
OL Adnan Filipovic Furman Gr. Martinez, Ga. 3.92 Math/Economics
OL Louis Frazier Wake Forest Jr. Clearwater, Fla. 3.78 Biology
OL William Lee NCState Gr. Fuquay-Varina, N.C. 4.00 Mechanical Engineering
OL Brad Poston Coastal Carolina Sr. Florence, S.C. 3.87 Management
OL Scott Shuford Furman Jr. Charlotte, N.C. 3.64 Religion
PK Josh Hoke Coastal Carolina Sr. Statesville, N.C. 3.99 Communications
DL Kyle Kinsell Davidson Sr. Chapel Hill, N.C. 3.83 Biology
DL Eli Nichols Duke Gr. Crawfordville, Fla. 3.57 Mechanical Engineering
DL Patrick Bailey Duke Jr. Elmendorf, Texas 3.28 Eletrical & Computer Engineering
DL Daniel Orlebar Appalachian State Sr. Sterling, Va. 3.37 Management
LB Jacob Rochester VMI So. Dallas, Texas 4.00 Economics and Business
LB Brandon Siler Florida Jr. Orlando, Fla. 3.24 Criminology
LB Danny Boback Elon Jr. Fort Myers, Fla. 3.59 Business Administration
DB Marcus Hamilton Virginia Gr. Centreville, Va. 3.27 Sociology
DB Andrew Thacker Furman Jr. Cumming, Ga. 3.22 Spanish/Political Science
DB Patrick FitzGerald Davidson Jr. Pittsburgh, Pa. 3.39 History
DB Brian Ford Wofford Jr. Wildwood, Ga. 3.38 Accounting

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