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STAMFORD, Conn. - Of the 24 players named to the recently announced 1999 GTE Academic All-America Football Team, 10 players are from Division I-A teams participating in post-season bowl games, including quarterback Chad Pennington of Marshall, who was named 1999 GTE Academic All-America Team Member of the Year.
Following is a list of the players, including their position, school, bowl game, class, GPA and major:
|Mark Baniewicz, OL||Syracuse||Music City||Grad.||3.83/Finance|
|Mike Brown, DB||Nebraska||Fiesta||Sr.||3.24/Business Administration|
|Dan Dyke, P||Georgia Tech||Gator||So.||4.00/Aerospace Engineering|
|Travis Forney, PK||Penn St.||Alamo||Sr.||3.79/Elementary & Kindergarten Education|
|Chad Pennington, QB||Marshall||Motor City||Sr.||3.80/Broadcast Journalism|
|Rob Renes, DL||Michigan||Orange||Grad.||3.55/Secondary Ed./German & Social Studies|
|Kyle Vanden Bosch,DL||Nebraska||Fiesta||Jr.||3.78/Business Administration|
|Troy Walters, WR||Stanford||Rose||Sr.||3.21/Communications|
|Josh Whitman, TE||Illinois||Micronpc.com||Jr.||3.97/Business Administration|
|Kyle Young, OL||Clemson||Peach||Sr.||3.96/Secondary Education|
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