According to a media release from the University of Oregon, Carson York had a 3.76 grape-point average in Advertising. This was the third time York has been so honored and is the third of the season for York. Earlier he had been named to the Capital One Academic All-District (8) and the Pac-12 All-Academic (first team).
The media release went on to say that York started all 13 games this season.
York is the eleventh football player in Oregon history to earn the academic All-American award and the first since Nick Reed was a first-team choice in 2008.
York aims to become one of 18 UO letterwinners to play in a third consecutive BCS bowl game, when the Ducks face No. 10 Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl Game Presented by Vizio on Jan. 2, 2012, in Pasadena, Calif.
University of Oregon Football Academic All-America Selections:
Steve Barnett, 1962 - First Team
Tim Casey, 1965 - First Team
Dave Walker, 1970 - Third Team
Tom Drougas, 1971 - Second Team
Mike Preacher, 1985 - Second Team
Mike Preacher, 1986 - First Team
Bill Musgrave, 1990 - First Team
Jeff Sherman, 1994 - Second Team
Ryan Schmid, 2000 - First Team
Joey Harrington, 2001 - First Team
Ryan Schmid, 2001 - First Team
Nick Reed, 2007 - First Team
Nick Reed, 2008 - First Team
Carson York, 2011 - Second Team
York Academic All-American
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