Dec. 9, 2013
TOWSON, Md. – Army running back Terry Baggett was a first-team choice and linebacker Thomas Holloway a second-team selection when the 2013 Capital One Academic All-America Division I football team was announced. The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) selects the honorees.
It is the first Academic All-America selection for both players and marks the second time in the last three years Army had two players honored after Andrew Rodriguez and Zach Watts in 2011.
“We are extremely proud of Terry and Thomas for all they do on and off the field,” said Army Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Boo Corrigan. “Their drive to succeed, hard work and dedication is certainly reflective in this honor. These two young men are true leaders of character and an example for all to follow.”
Baggett is one of two running backs on the first team joining Zach Zenner of South Dakota State.
Baggett, a junior from Chicago, Ill., is a Chemical Engineering major with a 3.44 grade-point average. He leads the team with 1,072 rushing yards and has eight touchdowns. He lists among the nation’s leaders in rushing yards, yards per game (97.5) and yards per carry (8.2).
Baggett has carried 130 times this season for the country’s second-ranked rushing offense.
The 24 members of the 2013 Capital One Academic All-America® Division I Football first team have an average 3.78 G.P.A.
Holloway, a linebacker/safety, is a senior captain from Birmingham, Ala., with a 3.65 GPA in International and Comparative Legal Studies. He will join the Military Intelligence branch of the U.S. Army upon graduation.
Despite missing seven games, Holloway leads the team with 59 tackles, including 32 solo stops. He has 2.5 tackles for loss, one sack, one interception and recovered a fumble.
The 114th Army-Navy Game presented by USAA is set for Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field. CBS will carry the game live to a national audience beginning at 3 p.m.
Baggett, Holloway, Hayden Tippett and Joe Drummond were all selected All-District in November, placing them on the national ballot for Academic All-American honors.
2013 Capital One Academic All-America® Division I Football Team
Pos. Name School Yr. Hometown GPA Major
QB Aaron Murray (2) Georgia Gr. Tampa, Fla. 3.30 Psychology, Master's & PHD psych
WR Tanner Bleskin (2) Montana State Sr. Great Falls, Mont. 3.85 Microbiology
WR Jason Schneider South Dakota State Jr. Andover, Minn. 3.98 Pharmacy
TE Zane Fakes Ball State Gr. Plainfield, Ind. 3.59 Exercise Science
RB Terry Baggett U.S. Military Academy Jr. Chicago, Ill. 3.44 Chemical Engineering
RB Zach Zenner (2) South Dakota State Jr. Eagan, Minn. 3.85 Biology, Pre-Medicine
OL Nate Boyer Texas Sr. Dublin, Calif. 3.86 Sport Management
OL Gabe Ikard (1) # Oklahoma Sr. Oklahoma City, Okla. 4.00 Multidisciplinary Studies, Human Rel.
OL Spencer Long Nebraska Sr. Elkhorn, Neb. 3.79 Biological Sciences
OL Perry Simmons (2) Duke Sr. Raleigh, N.C. 3.83 Civil Engineering
OL John Urschel (1) Penn State Gr. Williamsville, N.Y. 4.00 Math (UG & G)
K Brian Davis Arkansas State Sr. Brentwood, Tenn. 3.75 Accounting
DB Robbie Beathard San Diego Sr. San Diego, Calif. 3.78 Accountancy
DB Jordan Hanberry Nicholls State Sr. River Ridge, La. 4.00 Biology
DB Mark Murphy Indiana Jr. Akron, Ohio 3.91 Informatics
DB Caleb Schaffitzel (2) Missouri State Jr. Fair Grove, Mo. 3.92 Conservation & Wildlife Mngmt.
LB Max Bullough (2) Michigan State Sr. Traverse City, Mich. 3.56 Finance
LB Austin Hasquet Northern Arizona Jr. Peoria, Ariz. 3.95 Biomedical Science
LB James Morris Iowa Sr. Solon, Iowa 3.84 Political Science
DL Brett Biestek Fordham Sr. Yalesville, Conn. 3.78 Finance
DL Blake Oliaro San Diego Sr. Folsom, Calif. 3.50 Mechanical Engineering
DL Davis Tull Tennessee,Chattanooga Jr. Knoxville, Tenn. 3.52 Health & Human Performance
DL Michael Yules Brown Sr. S..Dartmouth, Mass. 3.76 Economics
P Mike Sadler (2) # Michigan State Gr. Grand Rapids, Mich. 3.97 Applied Engineering Sciences
Pos. Name School Yr. Hometown GPA Major
QB Derek Carr Fresno State Sr. Bakersfield, Cal. 3.41 Rec. Admin. & Leisure Service Mgmt.
WR Grant Gellatly Cornell Sr. Issaquah, Wash. 3.53 Industrial & Labor Relations
WR Mark Ross Lafayette Sr. Aliquippa, Pa. 3.63 Economics
TE Jake Long Nebraska Sr. Elkhorn, Neb. 3.86 Biological Sciences
RB Kyle Harbridge St. Francis (Pa.) Gr. Easton, Pa. 3.63 Marketing
RB C.J. Zimmerer Nebraska Gr. Omaha, Neb. 3.82 Criminology, Criminal Justice
OL Corey Boemer Southern Illinois Jr. St. Louis, Mo. 3.93 Biological Sciences
OL Brad Bormann Lafayette Sr. Flemington, N.J. 3.80 Biology
OL Jimmy Holtschlag Western Illinois Sr. Quincy, Ill. 3.94 Agricultural Sciences
OL Nate Leonard Texas At San Antonio Jr. McKinney, Texas 3.99 Physical Education
OL Ben Stansfield Austin Peay State Sr. Franklin, Tenn. 4.00 Psychology
K Colton Cook Southern Utah Gr. Bountiful, Utah 3.66 Business Administration
DB Jordan Italiano Kent State So. Canfield, Ohio 3.94 Chemistry, Pre-Med
DB Jordan Richards Stanford Jr. Folsom, Calif. 3.42 Public Policy
DB Sam Scofield Tulane Jr. Lafayette, La. 3.74 Finance
DB James Zotto Wofford Sr. Libertyville, Ill. 3.65 Biology
LB Thomas Holloway U.S. Military Academy Sr. Birmingham, Ala. 3.65 Intl. & Comparative Legal Study
LB Caleb Lavey Oklahoma State Gr. Celina, Texas 3.37 Finance (UG) / MBA (G)
LB Michael Runger Dartmouth Sr. Lisle, Ill. 3.77 Economics
DL James Cowser Southern Utah So. Fruit Heights, Utah 3.99 Psychology
DL Matt Hoch Missouri Jr. Harlan, Iowa 3.96 Middle School Education
DL Cy Maughmer Eastern Michigan Sr. Glendale, Ariz. 3.93 Secondary Education
DL Iosua Siliva Austin Peay State Sr. Vailoa, Am. Samoa 3.94 Agricultural: Sustainable Dev.
P Steven Clark Auburn Gr. Kansas City, Mo. 3.70 Exercise Science
Capital One Academic All-America® of the Year: Gabe Ikard, Oklahoma
(1) Capital One Academic All-America® 1st team selection in 2012
(2) Capital One Academic All-America® 2nd team selection in 2012
# Capital One Academic All-America® 2nd team selection in 2011