Students who are not named a Presidential Scholar are named to the Dean's List with a grade point average of at least 3.50, six hours earned, no grades below a B (3.0), no unsatisfactory grades and no incomplete grades.
Head coach Mark Richt also announced Saturday that junior Casey Nickels has been awarded a scholarship for the 2009 season. Nickels, a 6-4, 274-pound offensive tackle from Tignall, Ga., was named Most Improved Offensive Lineman and Outstanding Walk On for offense at the conclusion of spring drills. He was a member of the scout team in 2006 and 2007, and appeared in one game last season. Nickels was a member of the 2008 SEC Academic Honor Roll and Director's Honor Roll for fall semester.