Trojans named to Pac-10 All-Academic team

Junior fullback Brandon Hancock and junior twin safeties Brandon and Ryan Ting have been named to the 2005 Pac-10 All-Academic first team.

Brandon Hancock has a 3.91 grade point average while majoring in communication. Ryan Ting has a 3.90 GPA and Brandon Ting has a 3.76 GPA, both as American studies and ethnicity majors.

Junior tight end Nick Vanderboom made Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention. Vanderboom is a business administration major with a 3.55 GPA.

Hancock, a member of Phi Beta Kappa (the nation's oldest honor society), was a 2003 CoSIDA Academic All-District VIII first team and Pac-10 All-Academic first team selection. This season, Hancock and Ryan Ting also have made the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VIII first team. Both Tings made the 2004 Pac-10 All-Academic second team, while Vanderboom made honorable mention. Top Stories