Cleveland, Ohio – The Mid-American Conference announced its 2017 Football Academic All-MAC team as a total of 146 students were named to the 2017 Academic All-MAC team including 14 members of the Ohio football team.
Ohio's 14 selections were third-most in the MAC behind Eastern Michigan (18) and Western Michigan (16).
The Academic All-MAC honor is for a student who has excelled in athletics and academics. To qualify, a student must have at least a 3.20 cumulative GPA and have participated in at least 50 percent of the contests for that particular sport. First-year students and junior college transfers in their first year of residence are not eligible for the award.
Ohio's Academic All-MAC Selections
Kent Berger, Ohio, Junior, 3.762 GPA, Marketing/Finance (Mentor, Ohio)
Dorian Brown, Ohio, Senior, 3.481 GPA, Specialized Studies (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Austin Clack, Ohio, Sophomore, 3.370 GPA, Finance (Tipp City, Ohio)
Dylan Conner, Ohio, R-Freshman, 3.975 GPA, Biology/Pre-Professional (Fort Wayne, Ind.)
Austin Conrad, Ohio, R-Freshman, 3.579 GPA, Management Information Systems (Grafton, Ohio)
Jared Dorsa, Ohio, R-Freshman, 3.241 GPA, Pre-Exercise Physiology (Kings Mills, Ohio)
Cody Grilliot, Ohio, Senior, 3.588 GPA, Marketing (Clayton, Ohio)
Kyle Kuhar, Ohio, Sophomore, 3.539 GPA, Sports Management (Avon Lake, Ohio)
Troy Mangen, Ohio, Senior, 3.805 GPA, Management and Strategic Leadership/Marketing (Union, Ohio)
Quinton Maxwell, Ohio, Sophomore, 3.364 GPA, Pre-Business Law/Accounting (Rayville, Mo.)
Andrew Meyer, Ohio, Junior, 3.807 GPA, Finance/Management Information Systems (Canal Winchester, Ohio)
Quentin Poling, Ohio, Senior, 3.499 GPA, Exercise Physiology (Gomer, Ohio)
Eric Popp, Ohio, Sophomore, 3.269 GPA, Engineering Tech Management (Loveland, Ohio)
Jake Pruehs, Ohio, Senior, 3.376 GPA, Industrial and Systems Engineering (North Olmsted, Ohio)
Ohio concludes the 2017 season facing off against UAB at the Bahamas Bowl on Dec. 22.