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UCF Football Places 31 on AAC All-Academic Team

The American Athletic Conference champion UCF Knights earned 31 spots on the leagues All-Academic Football Team, announced by The American office Tuesday.

UCFs 31 student-athletes from the 2013 squad were nominated by the school, and players must have a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.0 and completed a minimum of two consecutive semesters, with a total of 18 semester credits not including remedial courses.

Knights on the American Athletic Conference Football All-Academic Team

Luke Adams Pensacola, Fla.

Brandon Alexander Orlando, Fla.

Demetris Anderson Fort Pierce, Fla.

Micah Anderson Stone Mountain, Ga.

Sean Beckton Orlando, Fla.

Cal Bloom Maple Grove, Minn.

Chester Brown Hinesville, Ga.

Tarik Cook Stone Mountain, Ga.

Jeremy Davis Cape Coral, Fla.

Pete DiNovo Tarpon Springs, Fla.

Jacoby Glenn Prichard, Ala.

Joey Grant Apopka, Fla.

Deion Green Orlando, Fla.

Rannell Hall Miami, Fla.

Jared Henry Jacksonville, Fla.

Justin Holman Snellville, Ga.

Caleb Houston Cleveland, Tenn.

Daron Humphrey Jacksonville, N.C.

Drico Johnson Orlando, Fla.

D.J. Killings Jacksonville, Fla.

Gage Marsil Deltona, Fla.

Kevin Miller Delran, N.J.

Shawn Moffitt Orlando, Fla.

Breshad Perriman Lithonia, Ga.

Terrance Plummer Orange Park, Fla.

Rodrigo Quirarte Queretaro, Mexico

Cody Ralston Calhoun, Ga.

Andrew Rice Lake Mary, Fla.

Domenic Spencer Dallas, Texas

Stanley Sylverain Naples, Fla.

J.J. Worton Homestead, Fla.

Louisville (34), Rutgers (32) and Temple (32) along with UCF were the four schools in the league to have at least 30 student-athletes on the American Athletic Conference Football All-Academic Team.

UCF owns a Graduation Success Rate of 83 percent, which is 12 points higher than the national average and ranked 12th among the 70 teams which competed in a bowl during the 2013 campaign. It also was second only to Stanford among schools in BCS bowls.

The Knights also boast an incredible Academic Progress Rate of 975, or 26 points above the national average. That placed UCF at 15th in the nation among FBS programs as well as ninth among FBS public, non-military teams.

UCF finished 2013 with a 12-1 record and ranked No. 10 in the final AP Poll. It has already begun looking ahead to 2014, and will begin spring camp March 12.

SOURCE: UCF Athletics


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