In all, approximately 51 percent of USU's student-athletes earned a 3.2 GPA to qualify for the awards.
Along with handing out individual awards, a highlight video recapping the year was shown, as was a video honoring USU's senior class, which tied the 1962 senior class for the most wins in school history with 26.
Of its 52 academic all-WAC selections, Utah State had 18 student-athletes from football honored, along with 11 student-athletes from soccer, eight from both women's cross country and volleyball, and seven from men's cross country.
Football Game Notes - 10/1/12
Utah State 35, UNLV 13
USU Football vs. Hawai'i 2013
HONORS: Academic All-WAC/MW (2012, 2013).
UTAH STATE: Is very explosive and aggressive in the middle of the field, and is very knowledgeable about the game... Moves very well for his size.
2013 (SO): Played in 12 games and recorded nine tackles (3-solo, 6-assist) to go along with 3.5 tackles for loss, 2.0 sacks, two quarterback hurries and one forced fumble... Recorded a season-high two tackles against Weber State (9/14), San José State (/27), New Mexico (10/19) and Colorado State (11/23), and had one stop against Boise State (10/12)... Had 1.0 tackle for loss against both UNM and CSU, and 0.5 tackle for loss against BSU... Tied his career-high with 1.0 sack against both New Mexico and Colorado State... Forced his first career fumble against CSU and had quarterback hurries against Hawai'i (11/2) and CSU... Earned academic all-Mountain West honors.
2012 (RS-FR): Played in all 13 games and finished the season with 10 tackles (2-solo, 8-assist)... Recovered his first career fumble against Utah (9/7)... Had a career-high three tackles against UNLV (9/29) and posted two tackles against Idaho (11/24)... Also had tackles against Southern Utah (8/30), San José State (10/13), New Mexico State (10/20), UTSA (10/27) and Texas State (11/3)... Earned academic all-WAC honors.
2011 (RS): Redshirted during his first season at Utah State.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned Arizona Section II first-team all-state and first-team all-region honors as an offensive lineman as a prep senior at Liberty High School in Sun City, Ariz., as he recorded 80-plus pancakes/knockdowns, while blocking for a Lions' offense that averaged 151.6 passing and 241.3 rushing yards, and scored 37.4 points per game... Earned second-team all-region accolades as a defensive lineman, registering 27 tackles, one sack and one pass break-up, in helping Liberty HS to a 9-2 record and a playoff appearance... Earned the offensive lineman MVP award at the University of Arizona's camp.
PERSONAL: Son of Angel and Sharon Hernandez... Has two brothers... Majoring in management information systems... Last name is pronounced See-felt.
Utah State Great Phil Olsen...
Former Utah State defensive end Phil Olsen is one of 76 players and five coaches from the...06/02/2015
Utah State Football...
Utah State football will have two more nationally televised games this fall it was announced...06/01/2015
Utah State's JoJo...
Utah State senior punt returner JoJo Natson was named a preseason fourth-team All-American by...06/01/2015
Utah State Football Earns...
Utah State's football program received a Public Recognition Award from the NCAA Wednesday for...05/21/2015
Watch Live: Maverik Stadium...
Check out all the latest footage surrounding the Maverik Stadium Redevelopment Project.05/19/2015
Utah State's Austin...
Utah State junior center Austin Stephens was tabbed to the 2015 Dave Rimington Trophy Spring...05/19/2015
Utah State Football Tickets...
Utah State Athletics is on a record-breaking pace with ticket sales for the upcoming football...05/18/2015
Utah State's Jefferson ...
Utah State tight end Jefferson Court was selected by the Ottawa Redblacks with the 37th pick of...05/13/2015
Official Aggie Gear