Rutgers’ Big East All-Academic Football Team

By Matt Sugam

The 2012 Big East All-Acadmeic Football Team was announced today, and Rutgers was well represented among the 207 members that were nominated by their respective schools.

The Scarlet Knights boasted 28 players on the list.

To be nominated, a player must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and have completed a minimum of two semesters of academic work.

Here’s a complete list of the 28 Rutgers players on the list:


Taj Alexander OL Jr. Downington, Pa. Undeclared
Joe Behnke K Sr. West Windsor, N.J. Cell Biology and Neuorscience
Nick Borgese K Fr. Hamburg, N.Y. Undeclared
Betim Bujari OL Jr. Secaucus, N.J. Information Technology and Informatics
Michael Burton FB Jr. Long Valley, N.J. Communication
Paul Carrezola TE Sr. Langhorne, Pa. Communication
Brandon Coleman WR Jr. Accokeek, Md. Labor Studies and Employment Relations
R.J. Dill OL Sr. Mechanicsburg, Pa. Labor Studies and Employment Relations
Chas Dodd QB Jr. Lyman, S.C. Communication
Justin Doerner P Sr. Redondo Beach, Calif. Labor Studies and Employment Relations
Duron Harmon DB Sr. Magnolia, Del. Labor Studies and Employment Relations
Myles Jackson DE So. West Chester, Pa. Undeclared
Paul James RB So. Glassboro, N.J. Undeclared
Tejay Johnson DB So. Egg Harbor Township, N.J. Undeclared
Brandon Jones DB Sr. Sicklerville, N.J. Labor Studies and Employment Relations
Robert Jones LB Sr. Jamaica, N.Y. Exercise Science and Sport Studies
Tyler Kroft TE So. Downington, Pa. Undeclared
Matt McBride OL Sr. Hicksville, N.Y. Criminal Justice
David Milewski LB Jr. Sayreville, N.J. Finance
Quron Pratt WR Sr. Palmyra, N.J. Sociology
Mason Robinson DB Sr. Somerville, N.J. Labor Studies and Employment Relations
Logan Ryan DB Sr. Berlin, N.J. Labor Studies and Employment Relations
Kevin Snyder LB So. Mechanicsburg, Pa. Undeclared
J.T. Tartacoff DB Jr. Skillman, N.J. Economics
Scott Vallone DL Sr. Central Islip, N.Y. Economics
Lorenzo Waters DB Sr. Coram, N.Y. Political Science
Dallas Whitaker LB So. Milford, N.J. Undeclared
Timothy Wright WR Sr. Wall Township, N.J. Criminal Justice

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