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Four Tech Football Standouts Named to ACC All-Academic Team

Jan. 29, 2002

ATLANTA– – Georgia Tech football standouts George Godsey, Jeremy Muyres, Kelley Rhino and Dan Dyke have been named to the 29-member 2001 Atlantic Coast Conference All-Academic football team, as announced Tuesday by Commissioner John Swofford.

To be eligible, a player must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the fall semester or have maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during his academic career and must be a starter or important reserve.

For the second straight year, Muyres, a junior free safety from Stone Mountain, Ga., earned selection to the both the All-ACC team and the All-Academic team. A Management major, he led the Jackets with three interceptions and was the team’s third-leading tackler with 85.

Godsey, the ACC’s leading passer in 2001 and a graduate student in Industrial Engineering, completed his career as one of the most prolific quarterbacks in school history. He passed for a school-record 3,085 yards with 18 touchdowns this fall.

Rhino, a junior Management major from Smyrna, Ga., earned first-team all-ACC honors as a return specialist after setting a conference record for punt return yards in a season with 515. He averaged 10.7 yards per return.

Dyke, Tech’s starting punter, is a three-time Academic All-ACC selection and a three-time first-team Verizon Academic All-America who maintains a 3.86 grade point average in Electrical Engineering. He averaged 41.2 yards per punt.

2001 All-ACC Academic Football Team

OFFENSE:

Pos., Player, Class, GPA, Major

WR, Ben Erdeljac, Duke, Jr., 3.09*, Mathematics

WR, Derrick Hamilton, Clemson, R-Fr., 3.00, Human Resource Development

TE, Mike Hart, Duke, Sr., 3.30, Sociology

OL, Kyle Young, Clemson, Gr., 4.00*, Education (Admin. & Supervision)

OL, Melvin Fowler, Maryland, Sr., 3.00, Communications

OL, Will Merritt, Clemson, Gr., 4.00, Speech & Communications

OL, Todd Wike, Maryland, Jr., 3.53, Philosophy

OL, Evan Routzahn, Virginia, Gr., 3.65, Education

OL, Vince Azzolina, Wake Forest, Sr., 4.00, Communications

OB, George Godsey, Georgia Tech, Sr., 3.33, Industrial Engineering

OB, Shaun Hill, Maryland, Sr., 3.50, Kinesiological Science

OB, Andre Williams, North Carolina, So., 3.19, Undeclared

OB, Ronald Curry, North Carolina, Sr., 3.00, African American Studies

OB, Chris Douglas, Duke, So., 3.00, Computer Science

DEFENSE:

Pos., Player, School, Class, GPA, Major

DL, Ljubomir Stamenich, Virginia, Gr., 3.35, Education

DL, Shawn Johnson, Duke, Jr., 3.57, Biological Anthropology & Anatomy

DL, Khaleed Vaughn, Clemson, So., 3.20, Marketing

LB, James Scharrer, Duke, Fr., 3.00, Undecided

LB, Marcello Church, Florida State, Fr., 4.00, Liberal Arts

LB, Chad Carson, Clemson, Jr., 3.75, Biological Sciences

DB, J.J. Washington, NC State, So., 3.03*, Communications

DB, Jeremy Muyres, Georgia Tech, Jr., 3.69, Management

DB, Chris Hope, Florida State, Sr., 3.75, Communications

DB, Rod Littles, Maryland, Sr., 3.00, Family Studies

DB, Rashad Roberson, Virginia, Sr., 3.07, Sports Medicine

PK, Adam Kiker, NC State, So., 3.94*, Aerospace Engineering

P, Dan Dyke, Georgia Tech, Jr., 3.75, Electrical Engineering

P, Brooks Barnard, Maryland, Jr., 3.00, Kinesiological Science

SP, Kelley Rhino, Georgia Tech, Jr., 3.01, Management

*denotes career GPA

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