TOWSON, Md. – Northern Arizona linebacker Austin Hasquet was named to the 2013 Capital One Academic All-America® Division I football team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
"It's a pretty special honor," said Hasquet. "I'm humbled. It's a lot of work to stay focused on the field and in the classroom. Hopefully I can improve in both areas next year. I'm kind of speechless."
Hasquet, a junior biomedical science major with a 3.95 G.P.A. started all 12 games this season and all 11 games his sophomore year. He led the team with 91 tackles and was the team's leading tackler in six games this season. Hasquet has made the Dean's List every semester. He is a two-time Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete and has twice been named Big Sky All-Academic. A native of Peoria, Ariz., he was named to the 2013 All-Big Sky Third Team and 2013 College Sports Madness All-Big Sky Third Team. Hasquet also received the team's 2013 Academic Excellence Award at the end of the year banquet.
Hasquet is the third football player in school history to earn Academic All-America first team honors, and the first since Mark Gould received the honor in 2003. He is also the 10th student-athlete in NAU history to earn first team honors since the program began in 1952.
About the Capital One Academic All-America® Program
To be eligible for Academic All-America® consideration, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve, maintain a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.30 on a scale of 4.00, have reached sophomore athletic and academic standings at his/her current institution and be nominated by his/her sports information director. Since the program's inception in 1952, CoSIDA has bestowed Academic All-America honors on more than 20,000 student-athletes in Divisions I, II, III and NAIA, covering all NCAA championship sports.
Pos. Name School Yr. Hometown GPA Major
QB Aaron Murray (2) Georgia Gr. Tampa, Fla. 3.30 Psychology, Master's & PHD psych
WR Tanner Bleskin (2) Montana State Sr. Great Falls, Mont. 3.85 Microbiology
WR Jason Schneider South Dakota State Jr. Andover, Minn. 3.98 Pharmacy
TE Zane Fakes Ball State Gr. Plainfield, Ind. 3.59 Exercise Science
RB Terry Baggett U.S. Military Academy Jr. Chicago, Ill. 3.44 Chemical Engineering
RB Zach Zenner (2) South Dakota State Jr. Eagan, Minn. 3.85 Biology, Pre-Medicine
OL Nate Boyer Texas Sr. Dublin, Calif. 3.86 Sport Management
OL Gabe Ikard (1) # Oklahoma Sr. Oklahoma City, Okla. 4.00 Multidisciplinary Studies, Human Rel.
OL Spencer Long Nebraska Sr. Elkhorn, Neb. 3.79 Biological Sciences
OL Perry Simmons (2) Duke Sr. Raleigh, N.C. 3.83 Civil Engineering
OL John Urschel (1) Penn State Gr. Williamsville, N.Y. 4.00 Math (UG & G)
K Brian Davis Arkansas State Sr. Brentwood, Tenn. 3.75 Accounting
DB Robbie Beathard San Diego Sr. San Diego, Calif. 3.78 Accountancy
DB Jordan Hanberry Nicholls State Sr. River Ridge, La. 4.00 Biology
DB Mark Murphy Indiana Jr. Akron, Ohio 3.91 Informatics
DB Caleb Schaffitzel (2) Missouri State Jr. Fair Grove, Mo. 3.92 Conservation & Wildlife Mngmt.
LB Max Bullough (2) Michigan State Sr. Traverse City, Mich. 3.56 Finance
LB Austin Hasquet Northern Arizona Jr. Peoria, Ariz. 3.95 Biomedical Science
LB James Morris Iowa Sr. Solon, Iowa 3.84 Political Science
DL Brett Biestek Fordham Sr. Yalesville, Conn. 3.78 Finance
DL Blake Oliaro San Diego Sr. Folsom, Calif. 3.50 Mechanical Engineering
DL Davis Tull Tennessee,Chattanooga Jr. Knoxville, Tenn. 3.52 Health & Human Performance
DL Michael Yules Brown Sr. S..Dartmouth, Mass. 3.76 Economics
P Mike Sadler (2) # Michigan State Gr. Grand Rapids, Mich. 3.97 Applied Engineering Sciences
Pos. Name School Yr. Hometown GPA Major
QB Derek Carr Fresno State Sr. Bakersfield, Cal. 3.41 Rec. Admin. & Leisure Service Mgmt.
WR Grant Gellatly Cornell Sr. Issaquah, Wash. 3.53 Industrial & Labor Relations
WR Mark Ross Lafayette Sr. Aliquippa, Pa. 3.63 Economics
TE Jake Long Nebraska Sr. Elkhorn, Neb. 3.86 Biological Sciences
RB Kyle Harbridge St. Francis (Pa.) Gr. Easton, Pa. 3.63 Marketing
RB C.J. Zimmerer Nebraska Sr. Omaha, Neb. 3.82 Criminology, Criminal Justice
OL Corey Boemer Southern Illinois Jr. St. Louis, Mo. 3.93 Biological Sciences
OL Brad Bormann Laafyette Sr. Flemington, N.J. 3.80 Biology
OL Jimmy Holtschlag Western Illinois Sr. Quincy, Ill. 3.94 Agricultural Sciences
OL Nate Leonard Texas At San Antonio Jr. McKinney, Texas 3.99 Physical Education
OL Ben Stansfield Austin Peay State Sr. Franklin, Tenn. 4.00 Psychology
K Colton Cook Southern Utah Gr. Bountiful, Utah 3.66 Business Administration
DB Jordan Italiano Kent State So. Canfield, Ohio 3.94 Chemistry, Pre-Med
DB Jordan Richards Stanford Jr. Folsom, Calif. 3.42 Public Policy
DB Sam Scofield Tulane Jr. Lafayette, La. 3.74 Finance
DB James Zotto Wofford Sr. Libertyville, Ill. 3.65 Biology
LB Thomas Holloway U.S. Military Academy Sr. Birmingham, Ala. 3.65 Intl. & Comparative Legal Study
LB Caleb Lavey Oklahoma State Gr. Celina, Texas 3.37 Finance (UG) / MBA (G)
LB Michael Runger Dartmouth Sr. Lisle, Ill. 3.77 Economics
DL James Cowser SOUTHERN UTAH So. Fruit Heights, Utah 3.99 Psychology
DL Matt Hoch MISSOURI Jr. Harlan, Iowa 3.96 Middle School Education
DL Cy Maughmer EASTERN MICHIGAN Sr. Glendale, Ariz. 3.93 Secondary Education
DL Iosua Siliva AUSTIN PEAY STATE Sr. Vailoa, Am. Samoa 3.94 Agricultural: Sustainable Dev.
P Steven Clark AUBURN Gr. Kansas City, Mo. 3.70 Exercise Science
Capital One Academic All-America® of the Year: Gabe Ikard, Oklahoma
(1) Capital One Academic All-America® 1st team selection in 2012
(2) Capital One Academic All-America® 2nd team selection in 2012
# Capital One Academic All-America® 2nd team selection in 2011