Four Oredigger football players honored

ROME, Ga. — For members of the Montana Tech football team were named 2012 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes.

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics announced the 259 honorees today.

Making the team from Montana Tech were Rob Corson, Joe Mitzel, Tyson Schriver and Brian Schwarzkoph.

Corson  is a 5-foot-10, 180-pound linebacker from Columbus.

Mitzel is a 5-9, 170-pound defensive back from Missoula.

Schriver is a 5-10, 215-pound fullback/long snapper from Billings.

Schwarzkoph is a 6-2, 202-pound junior quarterback from Billings.

Head coaches nominate players for the team. In order to be nominated, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved a junior academic status.

The American Football Coaches Association NAIA All-American team and the Rawlings NAIA Football Player of the Year award will be announced Wednesday.

Jesse McLeoud and Dillon’s Torrey Vezina were named Scholar-Athletes from Montana Western. Levi Coughlin, Garett Graff, Tyler Jacobsen, Galen Mills, Dustin Rinker, Michael Siegersma, Ryan Swenson, Nathan Woods and Will Wright were honored from Carroll College.

Click below to see all 259 honorees.

2012 Daktronics-NAIA Football Scholar-Athletes