The 30 summer graduates will join the 104 Tide student-athletes who graduated following with the fall and spring semesters, pushing the athletics department's graduation tally at 134 for the 2012-13 academic year
A total of 15 graduates will suit up for Alabama in the BCS National Football Championship Game on Jan. 7 in Miami, including 11 who earned degrees this semester
Accolades: Cross country: NCAA All-South Region (2010) All-SEC (2010) NAIA All-American (2009) NAIA National Runner-Up (2009) America Mideast Runner of the Year America Mideast Freshman of the Year
2010-11 (Junior) Was named to the NCAA All-South Region team and earned all-SEC honors ... was the Tide's second finisher at the NCAA Championships finishing 46th ... was second at the NCAA South Region Championships and the first UA runner to cross the line ... finished ninth at the SEC Championships ... was Alabama's top runner at the Notre Dame Invitational, finishing fifth, and Crimson Classic, finishing fourth.
Prior to Alabama Competed at McKendree University, an NAIA program in Lebanon, Ill ... was an All-American in both cross country and the 5,000m ... finished second in the nation in the 5,000m with a time of 14:39.07 ... was second at the NAIA Cross Country National Championship ... was the America Mideast Conference cross country champion and freshman of the year ... during the indoor season he competed on the national championship distance medley relay squad.
Prep and Personal Finished third in his district in cross country ... has two older brothers and two younger sisters.