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School-Record 26 Razorbacks Named to SEC Footb

School-Record 26 Razorbacks Named to SEC Footb
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas has placed a school-record 26 student-athletes on the 2002 Southeastern Conference football academic honor roll, which ranks as the third-highest number in the league.

The 2002 academic roll is based on grades from the 2001-02 year.

To be eligible for the SEC list, players must have completed 24 hours and have a 3.0 grade point average. Freshmen are not eligible.

Vanderbilt led the way with 36 players on the list, followed by Kentucky with 33 and Arkansas with 26. Georgia, Ole Miss and LSU were next with 19, followed by Alabama and Tennessee with 18, Florida with 17, South Carolina with 13, Mississippi State with 12 and Auburn with 11.

Arkansas’ list is headed by six players who have already earned bachelor’s degrees and are working on master’s degrees – defensive back D’Andre Berry, receiver Steadman Campbell, offensive guard Mark Bokermann, quarterback Robby Hampton, defensive end Raymond House and center Josh Melton.

Bokermann, who will be a senior on this year’s team, and Melton are also a pair of Verizon Academic All-District VI selections. Melton, who is completing his master’s in kinesiology, made the first team and Bokermann, who is completing his master’s in finance, made the second team, each in both 2001 and 2002. A third honor roll member, senior linebacker Caleb Miller who is majoring in kinesiology, made the Verizon Academic All-District VI team in 2001.

Berry is working on his master’s in business education, Campbell is in marketing, House is completing his master’s in information systems and Hampton is finishing his in communication disorders.

Arkansas’ other SEC honor roll members are offensive guard Nathan Ball, management/marketing; senior linebacker Tony Bua, communication; senior receiver Zack Blake, management; junior kicker David Carlton; senior receiver Tom Crowder, agricultural business; junior punter Josh Dennis, management; senior kicker Ryan Gullett, kinesiology; sophomore defensive tackle James Johnson, management; junior quarterback/receiver Matt Jones; junior offensive guard Daniel Holtz, biology; junior snapper Garrett Lewis, biology; junior linebacker Jeb Huckeba, marketing; senior linebacker Caleb Miller, who was a 2001 Verizon Academic All-District VI second-team selection in 2001, kinesiology; sophomore linebacker Clarke Moore, business; snapper Chuck Nalley, industrial engineering; senior offensive tackle Jerry Reith, industrial engineering; senior flanker Richard Smith, kinesiology; senior quarterback Ryan Sorahan, management; snapper Mark Stavely, marketing; and tight end J. Strain, civil engineering.

Arkansas’ 2002 SEC Football Academic Honor Roll Members
(classifications from 2002 season; Grad – graduate school)

Nathan Ball, Senior, Management/Marketing
D’Andre Berry, Grad, Business Education
Zack Blake, Senior, Management/German (minor)
Mark Bokermann, Grad, Finance
Tony Bua, Junior Communication
Steadman Campbell, Grad, Marketing
David Carlton, Sophomore, Undeclared
Tom Crowder, Junior, Agricultural Business
Josh Dennis, Sophomore, Management
Ryan Gullett, RS Freshman, Kinesiology
Robby Hampton, Grad, Communication Disorders
Daniel Holtz, Sophomore, Biology
Garrett Lewis, Sophomore, Biology
Raymond House, Grad, Information Systems
Jeb Huckeba, Sophomore, Marketing
James Johnson, Sophomore, Management
Matt Jones, Sophomore, Undeclared
Josh Melton, Grad, Kinesiology
Caleb Miller, Junior, Kinesiology
Clarke Moore, Freshman, Business
Chuck Nalley, Senior, Industrial Engineering
Jerry Reith, Junior, Industrial Engineering
Richard Smith, Junior, Kinesiology
Ryan Sorahan, Junior, Management
Mark Stavely, Senior, Marketing
J. Strain, Junior, Civil Engineering

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