Alabama offensive lineman Barrett Jones was selected to the Capital One Academic All-District IV team it was announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Jones graduated from the University of Alabama in just three years in August of 2011 with a degree in accounting and a 4.0 grade point average. He will finish his master’s degree in accountancy next month.
As the University of Alabama gets the new academic year underway next week, the Crimson Tide athletics department is not only coming off a banner season in the athletic arena, but a record-breaking year in the classroom as well. “In a year during which we accomplished so much and reached new heights in so many areas, I am exceedingly pleased with the success our student-athletes enjoyed academically,” UA Director of Athletics Mal Moore said. “As we prepare for the start of another school year, I want to say how proud I am of the focus our student-athletes and coaches put on academics and the efforts Jon Dever and our entire academic support staff put into helping each student-athlete reach their full potential.”
She also is the first female golfer from any school to win the award.
Brooke Pancake was named the 2012 Capital One Division I Academic All-America of the Year on Thursday as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Alabama’s summer commencement ceremonies are this weekend and 24 student-athletes, including six football players, will take part.
Two dozen University of Alabama student-athletes have qualified for Saturday’s summer commencement, including 18 who are slated to earn their bachelor’s degrees and six who have completed work on master’s degrees.
There’s another college sports scandal largely going unnoticed this summer. It’s not as horrific as Penn State. What could be worse than that? But North Carolina’s academic scandal is a big deal. And it could be bigger if it becomes attached to Roy Williams’ basketball program. Concealing the rapes of boys presumably (hopefully!) doesn’t happen often in college sports. Yet a big reason why that duplicity occurred is similar to why large numbers of North Carolina athletes attended bogus classes.
The University of Alabama track and field program and its student-athletes have received All-Academic honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, as announced by the organization.
A total of 55 University of Alabama student-athletes representing 16 teams were named to the 2012 Southeastern Conference First-Year Academic Honor Roll.
The University of Alabama placed 87 student-athletes from nine different teams on the Southeastern Conference’s Spring Academic Honor Roll, the league office announced Monday. The Crimson Tide had 56 and 48 student-athletes named to the SEC Fall and Wi…
The University of Alabama placed 87 student-athletes from nine different teams on the Southeastern Conference’s Spring Academic Honor Roll.
Civil engineering major from Spring Hill graduated with a perfect 4.0 GPA.
He is Alabama’s eighth Academic All-American this year, which ties the school record set a year ago.
From: University of Alabama Athletic Communications
INDIANAPOLIS – All 21 University of Alabama varsity athletic teams scored well above the national cutoff standard of 925 in the latest Academic Progress Rate (APR) the NCAA announced Wednesday….
Alabama Athletics Earns Positive NCAA APR Report Again