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Three Football Players Earn 2011 All-ACC Academic Team Honors

WR Bobby Swigert (above), offensive lineman Emmett Cleary and defensive back Hampton Hughes each earned 2011 All-ACC Academic Team honors.

WR Bobby Swigert (above), offensive lineman Emmett Cleary and defensive back Hampton Hughes each earned 2011 All-ACC Academic Team honors.

Feb. 15, 2012

Three Boston College players - offensive tackle Emmett Cleary, defensive back Hampton Hughes and wide receiver Bobby Swigert - have each earned 2011 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Football Team honors, according to league announcement made on Wednesday.

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.

Cleary, a senior biology major, was chosen to the All-ACC Academic team for the third straight season. Hughes, a junior management, leadership and marketing major, and Swigert, a sophomore economics major, are each first-time All-ACC Academic Team honorees.

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