Advertisement

 NEW YORK (AP) - Texas center Dallas Griffin won the Draddy Award as the top scholar-athlete in college football.
Griffin, a senior, was honored by the National Football Foundation at its Hall of Fame induction banquet Wednesday night at the Waldorf-Astoria in midtown Manhattan.
Griffin has already graduated with a double major in business and finance and is enrolled in UT's MBA program.
Fifteen other players were nominated from all levels of college football for the so-called academic Heisman.
The finalists from the Bowl Subdivision were Washington State quarterback Alex Brink, Notre Dame tight end John Carlson, Oregon quarterback Dennis Dixon, Iowa linebacker Mike Klinkenborg, Illinois linebacker J Leman, Rutgers linebacker Brandon Renkart, Tulsa quarterback Paul Smith and Kentucky tight end Jacob Tamme.
The Championship Subdivision finalists were Texas State defensive end Nick Clark and Dayton safety Brandon Cramer.
Delta State linebacker Michael Eubanks and Chadron State running back Danny Woodhead were the Division II finalists. Woodhead set an all-division career rushing record this season.
Representing Division III were Mount Union center Eric Safran and Illinois College defensive back Jake Weller.

Recent NCAAF Discussions

Advertisement

NCAAF Headlines

More inNCAAF News  

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail The Saturday Edge's B1G TEN Prospectus College football preview magazines are hitting newsstands across the country and fans...
Thumbnail Ole Miss Season Win Total Prediction Between former left tackle Laremy Tunsil’s questionable taste in gas masks and Robert Nkemdiche’s trouble with hotel balconies, the past few months have made it...
Thumbnail Utah Season Win Total Prediction After winning 10 games a year ago will the Utah Utes suffer a setback after going through a transition offensively?
Thumbnail Texas A&M Season Win Total Prediction As recently as a couple of years ago, Texas A&M fans would’ve laughed at the notion of a make-or-break season for Kevin Sumlin. Three straight disappointments,...
Thumbnail Washington Win Total Prediction After losing six times in each of Chris Petersen's first two seasons, are the Washington Huskies a good bet to win more than 9 games in 2016?
More inNCAAF Articles  

NCAAF Team Pages