Dawgs shine academically this summer

ATHENS - A total of 53 Georgia Football earned GPAs of 3.0 or better ­ including 16 with perfect 4.0s ­ during the recently completed Summer Semester, producing a 3.02 GPA for the football program during that academic period.

"I'm extremely proud of how our players performed in the classroom over the summer," head coach Mark Richt said. "The fact that every scholarship player in our program was enrolled and we earned better than a 3.0 GPA as a team is a very significant achievement."

Additional interesting facts produced during Summer Semester include:
? 42 scholarship players posted GPAs of 3.0 or higher; 24 players earned spots on the Dean's List, achieved by posting a 3.50 GPA or higher on six or more hours with no grades below B; 17 signees earned GPAs of 3.0 or better; and 11 signees posted perfect 4.0 GPAs. Players who produced a GPA of 3.0 or better are listed below, with asterisks indicating those who also were named to the Dean's List.

The players who posted 4.0s were: Cameron Allen* (Canton, Ga.), Brandon Boykin* (Fayetteville, Ga.), Trent Dittmer* (Cartersville, Ga.), Cordy Glenn (Riverdale, Ga.), A.J. Harmon (Louisville, Ga.), Andrew Johnson* (Athens, Ga.), James Lindley* (Savannah, Ga.), Jeremy Longo* (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.), Stuart Oglesby* (Atlanta, Ga.), Makiri Pugh* (Charlotte, N.C.), Bacarri Rambo (Donalsonville, Ga.), Bryce Ros* (Kennesaw, Ga.), Carlton Thomas (Frostproof, Fla.), DeAngelo Tyson* (Statesboro, Ga.), Cornelius Washington* (Hepzibah, Ga.) and Nick Williams (Bainbridge, Ga.).

Players who posted a GPA between 3.50-3.99 were: Quintin Banks* (Warner Robins, Ga.), Drew Butler* (Duluth, Ga.), Sanders Commings* (Augusta, Ga.), Kris Durham* (Calhoun, Ga.), Wes Jacobs* (Cordele, Ga.), A.J. Green* (Summerville, S.C.), Jeremy Lomax* (Jonesboro, Ga.), Mohamed Massaquoi* (Charlotte, N.C.), Prince Miller* (Duncan, S.C.), Jonathan Owens (Blountsville, Ala.), Jordan Stowe* (Lilburn, Ga.), Trenton Turner* (Peachtree City, Ga.), Jason Veal* (Lilburn, Ga.), Aron White* (Columbia, Mo.) and Tony Wilson (Daytona Beach, Fla.).

The players who posted a GPA between 3.0-3.49 were: Geno Atkins (Pembroke Pines, Fla.), Neland Ball (Jackson, Ga.), Rod Battle (Atlanta, Ga.), Clint Boling (Alpharetta, Ga.), Eric Elliot (Kennesaw, Ga.), Joe Cox (Charlotte, N.C.), Chris Davis (Jefferson, Ga.), Josh Davis (Jayess, Miss.), Demarcus Dobbs (Savannah, Ga.), Logan Gray (Columbia, Mo.), Ben Harden (Perry, Ga.), Kenneth Harris (Cherryville, N.C.), Akeem Hebron (Gaithersburg, Md.), Ben Jones (Centreville, Ala.), Caleb King (Norcross, Ga.), Fred Munzenmaier (Norcross, Ga.), Christian Norton (Athens, Ga.), Christian Robinson (Norcross, Ga.), Richard Samuel (Cartersville, Ga.), Matthew Stafford (Dallas, Texas), Tanner Strickland (Nashville, Ga.) and Marcus Washington (Keysville, Ga.).


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