Four USU Football Athletes Named CSC Academic All-District

Jan 4, 2024, 3:21 PM

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Utah State tight end Broc Lane is brought to the turf after making a catch in Utah State's 42-21 loss at San Jose State on Saturday, October 21.

LOGAN, Utah –ย Four Utah State football student-athletes were recently named to the College Sports Communicators Academic All-District Team. Junior tight end Broc Lane, junior defensive end Cian Slone, sophomore defensive tackle Seni Tuiaki, andย redshirt freshman linebacker Logan Pili earned the honor.

The CSC Academic All-District teams were announced on Wednesday, January 3.

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Lane had a 3.55 GPA while majoring in kinesiology. Slone’s 3.86 GPA also came while studying kinesiology. Tuiaki, a graduate of East High School in Salt Lake, finished with a 3.56 GPA in sociology. Pili, a former Timpview Thunderbird, had a 3.67 GPA in marketing.

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To be eligible for consideration, nominees must have played in at least 90 percent or started two-thirds of their teamโ€™s games during the season, have at least a 3.50 cumulative grade-point average, and be at least a sophomore academically.

The 2023 Academic All-District Football teams, selected by College Sports Communicators (CSC), recognize the nationโ€™s top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom. The CSC Academic All-America program separately recognizes football honorees in four divisions โ€“ NCAA Division I, NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III, and NIAI.

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Four USU Football Athletes Named CSC Academic All-District