GREENSBORO, N.C. – Offensive lineman Sal Conaboy, kicker Brad Craddock, linebacker Cole Farrand, defensive back William Likely, defensive back Dexter McDougle and punter Nate Renfro were among 67 student-athletes named to the 2013 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Football team, announced Monday by the league.
Farrand, McDougle and Renfro were among 26 players who were all selected to the team for the second time. Craddock and Likley are first-time honorees.
To be eligible for consideration, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during his academic career. All 14 ACC schools were represented by at least two selections on the team. The ACC has selected an All-ACC Academic Football team every year since 1954.
Maryland's six selections were tied for the second-most in the league. Farrand was also a third-team All-ACC selection, while Likely was one of 12 members of the All-ACC Academic Football Team to also earn Freshman All-America honors.
The team was chosen from a pool of 122 ACC football student-athletes who were nominated by their schools. To see the 67-member team, visit theacc.com.
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