OU Football Tradition | Academic Honors
Updated January 22, 2014  
 
Academic All-America football teams have been selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) since 1952. To be eligible for consideration, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve, maintain a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.3 on a scale of 4.0, have reached sophomore athletic and academic standings at his/her current institution and be nominated by his/her sports information director.
 
 Academic All-Americans
 Year
 Student-Athlete
Pos.
OU Letters
 Hometown
 2013  Gabe Ikard
OL
2010-13
 Oklahoma City, Okla.
 2012  Gabe Ikard
OL
2010-13
 Oklahoma City, Okla.
 2011  Gabe Ikard
OL
2010-13
 Oklahoma City, Okla.
 2010  Brian Lepak
OL
2009-2010
 Claremore, Okla.
 2008  DeMarco Murray
RB
2007-2010
 Las Vegas, Nev.
 2008  Sam Bradford
QB
2007-2009
 Oklahoma City, Okla.
 1987  Todd Thomsen
K
1985-1988
 Sapulpa, Okla.
 1987  Anthony Phillips
OL
1985-1988
 Tulsa, Okla.
 1986
 Brian Bosworth
LB
1984-1986
 Irving, Texas
 1980
 Jay Jimerson
DB
1977-1980
 Norman, Okla.
 1975
 Lee Roy Selmon*
DT
1972-1975
 Eufaula, Okla.
 1975
 Dewey Selmon
LB
1972-1975
 Eufaula, Okla.
 1974
 Randy Hughes
S
1972-1974
 Tulsa, Okla.
 1974  John Roush OL 1972-1974  Arvada, Colo.
 1972
 Joe Wylie
RB
1970-1972
 Henderson, Texas
 1971
 Jack Mildren*
QB
1969-1971
 Abeline, Texas
 1970
 Joe Wylie
RB
1970-1972
 Henderson, Texas
 1968
 Eddie Hinton
DB
1966-1968
 Lawton, Okla.
 1967
 Ron Shotts
HB
1965-1967
 Weatherford, Okla.
 1966
 Ron Shotts
HB
1965-1967
 Weatherford, Okla.
 1964
 Newt Burton
G
1962-1964
 Springfield, Mo.
 1963
 Newt Burton
G
1962-1964
 Springfield, Mo.
 1962
 Wayne Lee
C
1960-1962
 Ada, Okla.
 1958
 Ross Coyle
E
1956-1958
 Marlow, Okla.
 1957
 Doyle Jenning
T
1955-1957
 Lawton, Okla.
 1956
 Jerry Tubbs
C
1954-1956
 Breckenridge, Texas
 1954
 Carl Allison
E
1951-1954
 McAlester, Okla.
 1952
 Tom Catlin
C
1950-1952
 Ponca City, Okla.

* Academic All-America Hall of Fame
 
The following are Sooners who are NCAA postgraduate scholarship winners. The program began with the 1964 season. To qualify, a student-athlete must maintain a 3.0 grade-point average (on a 4.0 scale) during his collegiate careers,perform with distinction in varsity football and behave, on and off the field, in a manner that has brought credit to the student-athlete, his institution and intercollegiate athletics.
 
 Postgraduate Scholarship Winners
 Year
 Student-Athlete
Pos.
OU Letters
 Hometown
 2007  Carl Pendleton
DT
2003-2006
 Sapulpa, Okla.
 2001  Nicholas Kempenich
OL
1996-2000
 Wagoner, Okla.
 1991  Michael Sawatzky
OL
1987-1990
 Weatherford, Okla.
 1989  Anthony Phillips
OL
1984-1988
 Tulsa, Okla.
 1981  Jay Jimerson
DB
1977-1980
 Norman, Okla.
 1973  Joe Wylie
RB
1970-1972
 Henderson, Texas
 1972
 Jack Mildren
QB
1969-1971
 Abeline, Texas

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