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Ranking the Big 12's All-Academic teams

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  1. RSSBot

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    By David Ubben

    [​IMG]The Big 12 released the names of its 170-member All-Academic team on Thursday afternoon, and you can see the full list here.

    Also, here's how it broke down by school:

    First team (GPA: 3.20-plus)

    1. Kansas: 14

    1.Texas: 14

    3. Nebraska: 13

    4. Texas A&M: 10

    5. Oklahoma: 8

    5. Texas Tech: 8

    7. Iowa State: 7

    7. Kansas State: 7

    9. Missouri: 6

    9. Oklahoma State: 6

    11. Colorado: 4

    12. Baylor: 3

    The following players earned the distinction of 4.0 GPAs among that group:
    • Blake Lawrence, Nebraska
    • Gabe Ikard, Oklahoma
    • Blane Cheatham, Texas A&M
    • Michael Hodges, Texas A&M
    Second team (GPA: 3.0-3.19)

    1. Nebraska: 10

    2. Missouri: 8

    2. Oklahoma: 8

    2. Texas A&M: 8

    5. Kansas State: 7

    5. Texas Tech: 7

    7. Colorado: 5

    8. Baylor: 4

    8. Kansas: 4

    8. Texas: 4

    11. Oklahoma State: 3

    12. Iowa State: 2

    Originally posted by ESPN.com - Big 12 Blog
    Click here to view the article.
     
  2. Darian3Hagan

    Darian3Hagan '89 Player of the Year Club Member

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    So much for the choir boy recruiting. I guess two parent families dont mean ****.
     
  3. Mick Ronson

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    most everyone on this board could sleepwalk to a 3.0 (2nd team all0big XII?)....in today's college. you have to TRY to not make C's. like skip tests or something. a C is an F, basically.

    grade inflation.

    queue: hero stories of never going to class.....etc.....3,2,1......

    you thought you were getting away with it, but more likely is the Prof didn't care.
     
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  4. CUFan

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    What is it Talkins was doing the right way?
     
  5. OUBuff

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    Personally, I think MY two parent family meant everything to me; shaped who I am today. I hope to provide that same value to my kids.
     
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    It was more of a shot at Hawkism than actual two parent families.
     
  7. MtnBuff

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    I also question the validity of conference "all-academic" teams in general.

    How many "all-academic" winners are majoring in the "football friendly" majors at various schools. I am not saying that CU or any other school doesn't have certain majors or schools that are easier than others but we all know that some schools might as well list majors for some of their athletes as "eligibility."
     
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    A 4.0 GPA at Nebraska = 3.1 at Colorado.
     
  9. OUBuff

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    I know... :smile2:
     

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