Aaron Murray Named SEC Football Scholar-Athlete of the Year

UGA quarterback Aaron Murray has been named the SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year for football, the SEC announced on Wednesday.

From the SEC:

Murray is one of 16 players nationwide who earned the prestigious National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Award and was one of two SEC finalists for the Wuerffel Trophy. He recorded a 4.0 grade point average in his first semester of a psychology doctorate program. He is a three-time Academic All-District selection, was a 2012 Capital One Academic All-America second-team selection and a member of the 2012 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team. Murray is the SEC career record holder for total yards (13,155), touchdown passes (121), total offense (13,562) and completions (921).

Murray was the only Georgia Bulldog to receive a post-season individual award from the SEC. Listed below is the complete list of awards and winners.

2013 SEC FOOTBALL AWARDS

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Tre Mason, Auburn

CO-DEFENSIVE PLAYERS OF THE YEAR
C.J. Mosley, Alabama
Michael Sam, Missouri

SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Christion Jones, Alabama

FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR
Laquon Treadwell, Ole Miss

SCHOLAR-ATHLETE OF THE YEAR
Aaron Murray, Georgia

JACOBS BLOCKING TROPHY
Jake Matthews, Texas A&M

COACH OF THE YEAR

Gus Malzahn, Auburn

Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply

More in UGA Football

image

Ex-UVA QB Greyson Lambert to Visit Georgia

Kevin KelleyMay 29, 2015
Julian Rochester

5-Star DT Julian Rochester Commits to UGA for 2016

Kevin KelleyMay 28, 2015
UGA-Vanderbilt

Georgia-Vanderbilt, Georgia-Florida Set for 3:30 on CBS

Kevin KelleyMay 28, 2015
UGA Basketball

NCAA APR Shows UGA Among SEC’s Top Six in 12 Sports

UGA Sports CommunicationsMay 27, 2015
Georgia Bulldogs

Budget of $117 Million, Indoor Athletic Facility, Contract Extension for Fox Highlight Board Meeting

UGA Sports CommunicationsMay 21, 2015
Chad Clay

4-Star DB Chad Clay Commits to UGA for 2016

Kevin KelleyMay 18, 2015
Tyler Clark

4-Star DT Tyler Clark Commits to UGA for 2016

Kevin KelleyMay 15, 2015
image

UGA Junior WR Blake Tibbs to Transfer

Kevin KelleyMay 13, 2015
Everett Golson

Report: Everett Golson to Visit UGA on Tuesday

Kevin KelleyMay 8, 2015
SicEmDawgs.com is your source for Georgia Bulldogs football, basketball, baseball and recruiting, plus UGA Dawgs future schedules, commitments, and signees.

Go Dawgs!!

© 2015 SicEmDawgs.com - Partner of USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties