Twenty TLU football players receive ASC All-Academic honors
Posted on 1/31/2018 5:00:00 AM.
(Seguin) – Texas Lutheran University placed 20 football student-athletes on the American Southwest Conference's 2017 Fall All-Academic Honor Roll. 
To be eligible for ASC All-Academic honors, student-athletes must be classified academically as a sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student during the competition season and have been in attendance and completed at least one academic year (two consecutive semesters) at their institution.
 
Student-athlete honorees must also have a 3.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) as certified at the conclusion of the academic semester in which the ASC sport championship is held.
 
TLU Football is the university's lone sport to play in the ASC. The remaining 17 TLU collegiate sports play in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference.
TLU returned to the ASC in football in 2017 after playing the previous four seasons in the SCAC's football conference. (The SCAC no longer fields a football league.)
 
Bulldog senior offensive guard Alejandro Briseno (Brownsville/River) added an All-Academic Honor Roll selection to his First Team All-ASC award.
 
ASC All-Conference Second Team selections Christopher Bennett (The Colony/The Colony), Ian Leslie (San Antonio/Reagan), Manny Longoria (Geronimo/Navarro), and Nwankwo Nwankwo (Richmond/Foster) claimed ASC All-Academic Honor Roll awards.
 
Logan Thompson (Red Oak/Red Oak) received ASC All-Academic Honor Roll recognition after being named to the ASC Football Outstanding Sportsman Team of the Year.
 
The complete list of TLU's ASC Football All-Academic Honor Roll recipients is as follows:
 
Jacob Almaguer Sr. Business Management Seguin, Texas
Christopher Bennett Jr. Kinesiology The Colony, Texas
Alejandro Briseno Sr. Kinesiology Brownsville, Texas
Wade Cookston So. Applied Physics Sunnyvale, Texas
Henry Falcon III Sr. Sociology McAllen, Texas
J.C. Garcia So. Nursing Port Lavaca, Texas
Brandon Hopp Jr. Education/Kinesiology Leander, Texas
Reggie Jackson Jr. Education/Kinesiology Killeen, Texas
Ian Leslie So. Marketing/Management San Antonio, Texas
Manny Longoria So. Education Geronimo, Texas
Pearce Loth Jr. Kinesiology Rockdale, Texas
Andrew Lotz So. Accounting New Orleans, La.
Nwankwo Nwankwo So. Applied Physics Richmond, Texas
Grayson Olguin Jr. Sociology Austin, Texas
Mason Perkins So. Business Administration Arlington, Texas
CJ Romero So. Kinesiology Odem, Texas
Jimmy Russell Sr. Psychology Cypress, Texas
Justin Thomas Jr. Business Administration Goliad, Texas
Logan Thompson Sr. Business Management Red Oak, Texas
Travis York So. Business Management Seguin, Texas


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