Seven Dixie State Football Student-Athletes Earn All-RMAC Academic Honors

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailST. GEORGE, Utah-Wednesday, seven Dixie State football student-athletes were honored academically by the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference.Making the first team was senior defensive back Alex Lilliard who has a 3.30 GPA in Recreation and Sports Management.This season, Lilliard has been highly productive on the football field, posting 49 tackles (24 solo stops), 6 tackles for a loss, 3.5 sacks, six pass breakups, four quarterback hurries, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery thus far.Six other Trailblazers made the honor roll for the RMAC academically. They include senior long snapper Dylan Douglass (3.31 GPA, criminal justice), senior tailback Sei-J Lauago (3.37 GPA, criminal justice), senior offensive lineman Joshua Partida (3.44 GPA, criminal justice), sophomore defensive back Augustus Fraser (3.34 GPA, nursing), redshirt sophomore defensive lineman Gage Manzione (3.65 GPA, exercise science) and sophomore offensive lineman Kyle Whitesides (3.49 GPA, social science composite teaching).To be eligible for consideration, student-athletes must use a season of competition, carry a 3.30 cumulative GPA and been an active student at the institution for at least two consecutive semesters or three consecutive quarters. Written by October 30, 2019 /Sports News – Local Seven Dixie State Football Student-Athletes Earn All-RMAC Academic Honors Brad James Tags: Dixie State Football/RMAClast_img read more