Spring semester ‘A Players’ announced

Photo Courtesy: Purdue Sports
Photo Courtesy: Purdue Sports

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (Purdue Sports) — Grades for the spring were released on Wednesday and 47 members of the Purdue football program met head coach Darrell Hazell’s decree of “A Players Must Get A’s” by earning a 3.0 grade-point average or better for the semester. The team had 40 ‘A Players” in the fall.

Six players, quarterback David Blough, offensive guard Cody Davis, linebacker Jimmy Herman center Robert Kugler, wide receiver Shane Mikesky and tight end Justin Sinz, all finished with perfect 4.0 GPAs for the spring.

The team posted a 2.78 GPA for the spring, up from a 2.65 in the fall, and improved its cumulative GPA to 2.77, up from 2.75 prior to the spring semester.

The players listed below will have their picture placed on the “A Players Wall” located in the football offices on the third floor of the Mollenkopf Athletic Center.

To be eligible for the wall, the players must have been on the team the previous season or taken part in spring practices. Scholarship and walkon players are eligible.

2014 Spring Semester `A Players':

  • QB Austin Appleby
  • DT Chuck Ayres
  • LS John Bednar
  • QB David Blough *
  • TE Matt Burke
  • TE Sterling Carter
  • CB Stefan Certa
  • OG Cody Davis *
  • OT Josh Davis
  • DE Ryan DeBusk
  • QB Ti Domhoff
  • LS Grant Ellington
  • QB Danny Etling
  • LB Danny Ezechukwu
  • S Evan Feichter
  • S Landon Feichter
  • K Paul Griggs
  • QB Rob Henry
  • LB Jimmy Herman *
  • TE Gabe Holmes
  • DT Ra’Zahn Howard
  • CB Race Johnson
  • TE Jordan Jurasevich
  • OT Justin Kitchens
  • WR B.J. Knauf
  • C Robert Kugler *
  • DE Greg Latta
  • S Austin Logan
  • TE Dolapo Macarthy
  • WR Bilal Marshall
  • CB Kyle Marzec
  • K Thomas Meadows
  • WR Shane Mikesky *
  • LB Antoine Miles
  • WR Dan Monteroso
  • LB Dezwan Polk-Campbell
  • OT J.J. Prince
  • LB Evan Pulliam
  • DE Jake Replogle
  • LB Sean Robinson
  • CB Tre Rowe
  • LS Jesse Schmitt
  • DT Will Schott
  • TE Justin Sinz *
  • DE John Strauser
  • OT Jason Tretter
  • WR DeAngelo Yancey

(*) Denotes a perfect 4.0 GPA.

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