10 Monarchs Earn Academic All-Conference

February 19, 2013
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Feb. 19, 2013

NORFOLK, Va. - Ten members of the Old Dominion University football team were named to the CAA Academic All-Conference Team, the Colonial Athletic Association announced on Tuesday.

Jakwail Bailey, Kai Blanco, David Born, Chris Burnette, Phil Dickens, Taylor Heinicke, Josh Mann, Anderson Miller, Jonathan Plisco and Andre Simmons earned the honors.

Name Year Pos. Major
Jakwail Bailey So. WR Business
Kai Blanco Sr. DL Management
David Born Jr. OL Biology
Chris Burnette Sr. DL Sports Management
Phil Dickens Fr. WR Accounting
Taylor Heinicke So. QB Engineering
Josh Mann So. C Mechanical Engineering
Anderson Miller Fr. DE Undeclared
Jonathan Plisco Sr. P Finance
Andre Simmons Jr. DB Business

CAA Football designated 141 student-athletes as members of its 2012 Academic All-Conference team, marking an improvement of 20 players from the 2011 squad.

To be eligible for the CAA Football Academic All-Conference Team, a player must be a starter or important reserve and hold a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher (on a 4.00 scale) for his entire academic career. Transfers and first-year freshmen are eligible.