Nov. 8, 2007
ATLANTA — Georgia Tech senior center Kevin Tuminello and junior defensive tackle Darryl Richard were named to the ESPN The Magazine-sponsored Academic All District 3 team, it was announced today by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
Tuminello, a candidate for the Rimington Trophy, has started 35 consecutive games for the Yellow Jackets. The Youngstown (Ohio) native leads an offensive line that ranks first in the ACC and third nationally in fewest sacks allowed. Tuminello has also been instrumental in Tech leading the ACC in rushing offense.
Richard, a starter on the Yellow Jacket defensive line, graduated from Georgia Tech in just three years and is currently enrolled in graduate school. Richard has 6.0 tackles-for-loss 3.5 sacks and a forced fumble this season.
By earning a spot on the Academic All-District team, Tuminello and Richard advance to the ballot for Academic All-American.
Seven ACC players earned a spot on the All-District 3 team including two from Georgia Tech, two from Duke, two from Wake Forest and one from Florida State.
District 3 Winners
Punter – Brian Mimbs Georgia, Jr. Dublin, Ga. 3.25 Risk Management and Insurance
QB – Tim Tebow, Florida, So. Jacksonville, Fla. 3.76 Family Youth and Community Service
WR – Myles Potter, Davidson, Jr. North Augusta, S.C. 3.58 Chemistry
WR – Rocky Ross, Central Florida, Jr. Jacksonville, Fla. 3.31 Criminal Justice
TE – Andrew Atchison, William & Mary, Gr. Charlottesville, Va. 3.40, 3.92 (grad) BS in Biology (undergrad) MAED Science (grad)
RB – Lanard Stafford, South Carolina, Sr. Hemingway, S.C. 3.65 Electrical Engineering
RB – Jerome Felton, Furman, Sr. Madisonville, Tenn. 3.28 Political Science
OL – Luis Frazier, Wake Forest, Sr. Clearwater, Fla. 3.76 Biology
OL – Kevin Tuminello, Georgia Tech, Sr., Youngstown, Ohio 3.55 Building Construction
OL – Jamon Meredith, South Carolina, Jr. Simpsonville, S.C. 3.68 Sport and Entertainment Management
OL – Matt Rumsey, Duke, Sr. Dunwoody, Ga. 3.43 Political Science
OL – Scott Shuford, Furman, Sr. Charlotte, N.C. 3.66 Communications/Religion
K – Nick Ellis, Charleston Southern, Sr. Stockbridge, Ga. 3.75 Social Studies Education
DB – Myron Rolle, Florida State, So. Galloway, NJ 3.81 Exercise Science
DB – Dan Tavani, Wofford, Sr. Easton, Pa. 3.48 Accounting
DB – Patrick FitzGerald, Davidson, Sr. Pittsburgh, Pa. 3.42 History
DB – Sha’reff Rashad, Central Florida, Jr. Jacksonville, Fla. 3.46 Criminal Justice
LB – Pierre Banks, Appalachian State, Gr. Durham, N.C. 3.24, 1st semester grad UG: communication GR: educational media
LB – Jacob Rochester, VMI, Jr. Dallas, Tex. 4.0 Economics and Business
LB – Kevin Adleman, Wofford, Sr. Mauldin, S.C. 3.66 Accounting
DL – Darryl Richard, Georgia Tech, Gr. Selma, Ala. 3.52, 1st semester grad Management (pursuing MBA)
DL – Keith Shologan, Central Florida, Sr. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada 3.52 Finance
DL – Patrick Bailey, Duke, Sr. Elmendorf, Texas 3.23 Electrical and Computer Engineering
DL – Jeremy Thompson, Wake Forest, Sr. Charlotte, N.C. 3.22 Health and Exercise Science