McGraw named finalist for FCS ADA post-graduate scholarship
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CLEVELAND – Northern Colorado senior football player Tim McGraw has been named to the 13th annual Football Championship Subdivision Athletic Directors Association (FCS ADA) Academic All-Star team, the association announced Tuesday.
"The FCS ADA looks forward to honoring the accomplishments of its football student-athletes each year with the announcement of the Academic All-Star Team," said FCS ADA President Greg Burke, chair of the FCS ADA Academic All-Star Team Selection Committee and athletics director at Northwestern State University. "The dedication by these young men to perform successfully both on the field of competition and in the classroom epitomizes the definition of a Division I student-athlete."
McGraw, the starting center in all 11 games for the Bears in 2010, is one of 52 FCS players honored on the team. McGraw sports a perfect 4.00 grade point average with a double major in accounting and business management as well as a minor in mathematics.
He is also one of eight finalists selected for the 10th Annual FCS ADA's $5,000 postgraduate scholarship. Two student-athletes will receive postgraduate scholarships during the Association's annual membership meeting held in conjunction with the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) Convention, , June 16-18, 2011.
The finalists are seniors Chance Coda, Southern Illinois, DL, 4.0; Kyle Glazier, Western Illinois, LB, 3.88; Tim McGraw, Northern Colorado, OL, 4.0; Travis Nissley, Bucknell, LB, 3.96; Dave Pickard, Southern Illinois, OL, 4.0; Tanner Scott, Dartmouth, WR, 3.83; Erik Stoll, Montana, DB, 3.92; and Brandon Wingeier, Dayton, DL, 3.78.
A special Review Committee of Football Championship Subdivision athletics directors was responsible for selecting the all-star team and scholarship finalists. Completing this task were Greg Burke, Northwestern State (chair); Peter Fields, Montana State; Brian Hutchinson, Morehead State; Marilyn McNeil, Monmouth; Ron Strollo, Youngstown State; and Jeff Tingey, Idaho State.