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UK Football Sets New Academic Record

Contact: Mary Margaret Colliver

 

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 23, 2003) -- University of Kentucky Football has set a new school record with six nominees for the Academic All-America football team, sponsored by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

The six nominees are kicker Taylor Begley, running back Alexis Bwenge, tight end Jeremiah Drobney, linebacker Justin Haydock, cornerback Antoine Huffman, and punter Anthony Thornton. To earn a nomination for Academic All-America, a student-athlete must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher, be at least a sophomore or higher in academic and athletic standing, and be a starter or prominent reserve.

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