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.
Football Game Notes - 1/10/13
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 - 12/9/12
HONORS: Academic All-WAC (2010, 2011).
UTAH STATE: A very intelligent player that will be expected to contribute both on offense and special teams this fall... Will be very productive in multiple tight end packages.
2011 (SO): Played in all 13 games... Saw most action when Aggie offense went "heavy" with four tight ends as blocker... Also played on field goal and extra point block attempts.
2010 (FR): Rejoined squad after serving LDS Church Mission and went through drills in spring of 2010... Saw action in five games.
2007 (RS): Redshirted his first season at USU.
HIGH SCHOOL: A two-time all-state honoree in helping Logan (Utah) High School to the 2005 3A state championship... Also a two-time first-team all-region and two-time all-valley honoree... Played tight end, offensive line and punter... Had a 38.6 punting average... Also earned second-team all-region and first-team all-valley honors in baseball after batting .338 with 21 RBI, 15 runs scored and posted an on-base percentage of .423... Also a letterwinner in basketball... Earned academic all-state honors as well as on the Logan HS National Honor Society, graduating with a 3.954 GPA and the top 95 percent of graduating class.
PERSONAL: Born Sept. 24, 1988... Son of Scott and Teresa Theurer... Married former USU volleyball player Nicole Gneiting in June, 2011... Has two brothers and one sister... His grandfather, Earl Lindley, was a USU running back, lettering from 1951-53, and a professional football player for the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League, helping the Eskimos to the 1954 Grey Cup Championship... His uncle, Lance Lindley, played at BYU from 1980-85 and another uncle, Wade Lindley, played at Weber State... Served an LDS Church Mission in Jakarta, Indonesia from 2008-10... Majoring in human movement science... Chose USU because of community and campus environment... Last name is pronounced Tire.