January 30, 2003 - by
Four Seminoles Named to ACC All-Academic Football Team

Jan. 30, 2003

Greensboro, NC –
Florida State players Brett Williams, Robert Morgan, Kevin Emanuel and Michael Boulware are included among the 33-members on the 2002 Atlantic Coast Conference All-Academic football team as announced by Commissioner John Swofford on Thursday. Thirteen players who earned first or second team All-Conference honors this past season also secured spots. To be eligible, a player must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the fall semester or have maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during his academic career.


Heading up the 33-member All-Academic team is Virginia quarterback Matt Schaub, the 2002 ACC Player of the Year, and five players who earned All-America recognition this past season – Florida State’s Brett Williams, Maryland’s Todd Wike, Steve Suter and Madieu Williams and NC State’s Chris Colmer. Other first or second team All-ACC selections named were Maryland’s Nick Novak, Duke’s Shawn Johnson, Georgia Tech’s Jeremy Muyres and Luke Manget, Maryland’s Brooks Barnard, Duke’s Alex Wade and Florida State’s Michael Boulware.


Georgia Tech’s Dan Dyke, a four-time Verizon Academic All-American and a four-time All-ACC Academic team selection, heads up a list of eight players that are repeaters from last year’s All-Academic team. Other repeaters from the 2001 team are Georgia Tech’s Kelley Rhino, Duke’s Chris Douglas and Shawn Johnson, Clemson’s Khaleed Vaughn, Maryland’s Todd Wike and Georgia Tech’s Jeremy Muyres. Wike and Muyres were each named to the honors team for a third time.

 2002 All-ACC Academic Football Team
OFFENSE:
Pos. Player GPA Major
OB Matt Schaub, Jr., Virginia 3.15 Economics of Education
OB James MacPherson, Sr., Wake Forest 3.69 Business
OB Chris Douglas, Jr., Duke 3.57 Computer Science
OB Alex Wade, Jr., Duke 3.83 History
WR Robert Morgan, Sr., Florida State 3.00 Sports Management
WR Steve Suter, So., Maryland 4.00 Criminal Justice
TE Calen Powell, So., Duke 3.43 Cultural Anthropology & Visual Arts
OL Brett Williams, Sr., Florida State 3.75 Sports Management
OL Todd Wike, Sr., Maryland 3.11* Philosophy
OL Jeb Terry, Jr., North Carolina 3.50 Business
OL Chris Colmer, Jr., NC State 3.25 Technology Education
OL William Henry, Gr., Clemson 3.33 Human Resource Development
OL Drew Strojny, Jr., Duke 3.50 Philosophy
PK Nick Novak, So., Maryland 4.00 Kinesiological Sciences
PK Luke Manget, Sr., Georgia Tech 3.66 History Technology & Society
DEFENSE:
Pos. Player GPA Major
DL Shawn Johnson, Jr., Duke 3.67 Biological Anthropolgy & Anatomy
DL Matt Zielinski, Jr., Duke 3.00 Economics
DL Khaleed Vaughn, Jr., Clemson 3.50 Human Resource Development
DL Kevin Emanuel, Jr., Florida State 3.30 Sports Management
LB Rodney Thomas, Sr., Clemson 3.00 Parks & Recreation, Tourism Management
LB Michael Boulware, Jr., Florida State 3.19 Education
LB Brad White, Jr., Wake Forest 3.00 Business
LB Ryan Fowler, Jr., Duke 3.25 Sociology
LB Daryl Smith, Jr., Georgia Tech 3.37 Management
LB Doug Justice, Fr., North Carolina 3.45* Undecided
DB Jeremy Muyres, Sr., Georgia Tech 3.66 Management
DB Madieu Williams, Jr., Maryland 3.20 Family Studies
DB Shernard Newby, Gr., Virginia 3.00 Social Foundations of Education
DB Quintin Williams, Jr., Wake Forest 3.25* Computer Science
SP Kelley Rhino, Sr., Georgia Tech 3.10* Management
P Dan Dyke, Sr., Georgia Tech 4.00 Electrical Engineering
P Brooks Barnard, Sr., Maryland 3.00 Kinesiological Sciences
P Austin Herbert, Jr., NC State 3.67 Business Management
*denotes career GPA
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