Seventy Football Players on Big 12 Honor Roll

Seventy members of the Nebraska football team have been named to the Big 12 Commissioner's Fall Academic Honor Roll. The honor roll includes all student-athletes who a 3.0 grade-point average or better during the 2010 fall semester.

The group of football players is among 358 overall honorees in the Nebraska athletic department for the fall semester.

The group is led by 25 football players who have been named to the team four or more times, including six student-athletes who have been named to the honor roll seven times. That group includes safety Austin Cassidy, defensive end Tyrone Fahie, tight end Ryan Hill, kicker Adi Kunalic, linebacker Blake Lawrence, offensive lineman Luke Lingenfelter and tight end Jay Martin.

Six players were also recognized for completing the fall semester with a 4.0 grade-point average. Those players included Cassidy, defensive end Pierre Allen, linebacker Sean Fisher, defensive backs Josh Mitchell and Rickey Thenarse and fullback C.J. Zimmerer. Overall, Nebraska athletics had 43 student-athletes honored with a 4.0 grade-point average for the semester.

2010 Big 12 Commissioner's Fall Honor Roll selections

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