Thursday, December 1, 2016
AUSTIN, Texas – Seven Pioneer Football League student-athletes were named to the 2016 Academic All-America® Division I Football Teams as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
Dayton senior linebacker Christopher Beaschler, the PFL's two-time Scholar-Athlete of the Year, was a First-Team Academic All-America® choice for a second consecutive year. Six PFL student-athletes were Second-Team Academic All-America® choices: Dayton junior running back Tucker Yinger, Morehead State junior defensive lineman Colt Briggs, Butler senior linebacker Sean Horan, San Diego senior defensive back Devyn Bryant, Dayton sophomore defensive back David Leisring and San Diego junior defensive back Max Michaels.
Stanford junior running back Christian McCaffrey was named CoSIDA Academic All-America® Team Member of the Year, highlighting the Division I squads.
2016 PFL Academic All-Americans® as selected by CoSIDA