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    Sixteen Huskies Named To BIG EAST All-Academic Football Team

    UCONNHUSKIESDOTCOM Sophomore Dave Teggart was one of 16 Huskies named to the All-Academic Team
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    Sophomore Dave Teggart was one of 16 Huskies named to the All-Academic Team
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    Feb. 2, 2010

    Full BIG EAST Release

    STORRS, Conn. - A total of 16 University of Connecticut football student-athletes were named to the 2009 BIG EAST All-Academic Football Team as announced on Tuesday. To be nominated and named to this team, a player must have a cumulative grade-point index of at least 3.0, have completed a minimum of two semesters of academic work.

    "We are very proud of all 16 of our selections to the BIG EAST All-Academic Football Team," said UConn head coach Randy Edsall. "Academic achievement, and ultimately graduation, is a key component to being a member of the Connecticut football program. I would like to pay special thanks to the Counseling Program for Intercollegiate Athletes (CPIA) for all the assistance that they provide the young men on our team."

    The following is a complete list of the UConn football student-athletes named to the 2009 BIG EAST All-Academic Football Team.


    Name Year Pos. Hometown Major

    Harris Agbor So. S Mesquite, Texas Political Science
    Yianni Apostolakos Sr. TE Pittsford, N.Y. Sports & Leisure/Finance
    Jimmy Bennett RFr. OT Alexandria, Va. Undeclared
    Derek Chard Jr. TE Burlington, Conn. Finance
    Marcus Easley Sr. WR Stratford, Conn. Sport Management
    Robbie Frey Jr. RB Lehighton, Pa. History
    Alex Kaiser Jr. TE Newington, Conn. Economics
    Brad Kanuch Sr. WR Johnstown, Pa. Sports & Leisure
    Alex LaMagdelaine Sr. OG Rumson, N.J. English/Economics
    Corey Manning RFr. TE Tyrone, Ga. Undeclared
    Alex Molina Sr. WR Waterford, Conn. Psychology
    Emmanuel Omokaro So. S Danbury, Conn. Sports & Leisure
    Muhammad Petrus So. C St. Laurent, Que. Psychology
    Alex Polito Jr. DT Reading, Pa. Communication Sciences
    Dave Teggart So. K Northborough, Mass. Sports & Leisure
    John Yurek So. S Greencastle, Pa. Biological Sciences

     

     

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