BYU Football’s Empey and Oldroyd Named To CoSIDA Academic Team

first_img Tags: CoSIDA/Jake Oldroyd/James Empey November 14, 2019 /Sports News – Local BYU Football’s Empey and Oldroyd Named To CoSIDA Academic Team Written by FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailGREENWOOD, Ind.-Thursday, BYU football student-athletes James Empey and Jake Oldroyd were named to the 2019 Academic All-District Football Team, selected by CoSIDA.The Academic All-District Football Team recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom.To be eligible, student-athletes must be starters or significant contributors to their respective programs and maintain at least a cumulative 3.30 GPA.Empey, a sophomore offensive lineman, is a finance major with a 3.83 GPA who has started every game the past two seasons for the Cougars. Oldroyd, a sophomore kicker/punter, is planning to major in business and has a 3.86 GPA in general studies.Oldroyd currently is tied for 18th nationally in field goals made per game (1.6) with Matt Ammendola of Oklahoma State, Georgia Southern’s Tyler Bass, Dominik Eberle of Utah State and Pittsburgh’s Alex Kessman. He is also tied for 26th nationally in punting average (44.1 yards) with Harrison Smith of Vanderbilt. Brad Jameslast_img read more

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