Friday, December 03, 2010
By Tom Mulhern
December 2, 2010
The University of Wisconsin football team had 22 players named to the Academic All-Big team, it was announced on Thursday.
The group includes left tackle Gabe Carimi, who earlier in the week was named the conference's Offensive Lineman of the Year, while also earning All-Big Ten first-team honors for the second straight year.
UW coach Bret Bielema said earlier in the week he expected a record number of Academic All-Big Ten selections, but there was no indication on the release whether or not this represented a record number.
Here's the list of the 22 football players, with their positions, majors and hometowns:
LB Ethan Armstrong, So., Undeclared, Ottawa, Ill.
OT Gabe Carimi, Gr., Civil Engineering, Cottage Grove, Wis.
FB Bradie Ewing, Jr., Sociology, Richland Center, Wis.
CB Antonio Fenelus, Jr., Family, Consumer & Community Education, Boca Raton, Fla.
DT Ethan Hemer, So., Undeclared , Medford, Wis.
FS Aaron Henry, Sr., Consumer Affairs, Immokalee, Fla.
S Shelton Johnson, Jr., Zoology, Carrollton, Texas
DT Jordan Kohout, So., Sociology, Waupun, Wis.
C Peter Konz, Jr., Communication Arts, Neenah, Wis.
TE Rob Korslin, Sr., Civil Engineering, Brookfield, Wis.
CB Andrew Lukasko, Sr., Kinesiology, Edgar, Wis.
Zach Matthias, So., Undeclared, Hemlock, Mich.
DE Pat Muldoon, So., Undeclared, Mason, Ohio
P Brad Nortman, Jr., Accounting, Brookfield, Wis.
LB Conor O'Neill, So., Undeclared, Delray Beach, Fla.
CB Devin Smith, Jr., Consumer Affairs, Coppell, Texas
LB Blake Sorensen, Sr., Consumer Affairs, Eden Prairie, Minn.
LB Culmer St. Jean, Gr., Consumer Affairs, Naples, Fla.
QB Scott Tolzien, Gr., Consumer Affairs, Rolling Meadows, Ill.
DE J.J. Watt, Sr., Life Sciences Communications, Pewaukee, Wis.
P Ryan Wickesberg, Sr., Finance, Investment and Banking, Saukville, Wis.
OG Kevin Zeitler, Jr., Kinesiology, Waukesha, Wis.