Jake Blackwood Named To ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District 3 Team

Nov. 6, 2008

ATLANTA – Georgia Tech redshirt junior safety Jake Blackwood has been named to the ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA first-team Academic All-District III team it was announced this morning by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

A West Palm Beach, Fla., native, Blackwood will now be on the national ballot and eligible for Academic All-American accolades. He has 11 tackles this year, including eight solo. He also has a half-sack for four yards and has played in all nine games this far.

District 3 Winners * University Division * FIRST TEAM

P-Kirk Konert DAVIDSON Sr. Bolivar, N.Y. 3.42 Economics

QB-Tim Tebow FLORIDA Jr. Jacksonville, Fla. 3.70 Family, Youth & Community Sciences

WR-Myles Potter DAVIDSON Sr. North Augusta, S.C. 3.61 Chemistry

WR-Kris Durham GEORGIA I Jr. Calhoun, Ga. 3.42 Middle School Education

TE-Ben Wooster WAKE FOREST Jr. Suwanee, Ga. 3.57 Health and exercise science

RB-Shaun Chapas GEORGIA I So. St. Augustine, Fla. 3.31 Marketing

OL-Jamon Meredith SOUTH CAROLINA Sr. Simpsonville, S.C. 3.70 Sport and Entertainment Management

OL-Ben Quick WOFFORD Sr. San Diego, Calif. 3.61 Finance

OL-David Menocal FURMAN Gr. Gainesville, Ga. 3.42 Spanish & Political Science

OL-James Smith FLORIDA Gr. Gainesville, FL 3.48 Entrepreneurship – Grad. School

OL-Dan Pope LIBERTY Sr. Palm City, Fla. 3.51 Business management

DB-Thomas Twitty FURMAN Sr. Birmingham, Ala. 3.50 Health & Exercise Science

DB-Myron Rolle FLORIDA STATE Jr. Galloway, NJ 3.71 Public Administration

DB-Jake Blackwood GEORGIA TECH Jr. W. Palm Beach, Fla. 3.93 Economics/International Affairs

DB-Ryan Greiser LIBERTY Sr. Sellersville, Pa. 3.45 Kinesiology

LB-Jacob Rochester VMI Sr. Dallas, Tex. 3.93 Economics and Business

LB-Peter Bakke DAVIDSON Sr. Arlington, Va. 3.34 Biology

LB-Alex Thompson CENTRAL FLORIDA Jr. Gainesville, Fla. 3.63 Accounting

LB-Derrick Frasier COASTAL CAROLINA So. Orangeburg, S.C. 3.55 Business

DL-Daniel Leagans FURMAN Sr. Williamston, S.C. 3.47 Business Administration

DL-Kevin Richard LIBERTY Sr. Lynchburg, Va. 3.40 Under – Religion, Grad – Biblical studies

DL-Colin Dugan LIBERTY Sr. Springdale, Pa. 3.43 Sport Management

DL-Charles Fiore CAMPBELL Jr. Kernesville, N.C. 3.45 Religion

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