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
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
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