Missouri football players make the grade in the classroom

The Southeastern Conference has announced its 2012 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll, and the University of Missouri football team was well-represented on the list.

Twenty-eight members of the Tiger football squad were honored.

The 2012 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll is based on grades from the 2012 Spring, Summer and Fall terms, and those honored must have a grade-point average of 3.00 or above for either the preceding academic year, or have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or above.

Mizzouâ??s Honor Roll representatives include:

· Trey Barrow â?? Nutrition

· Michael Brennan â?? Business

· Christian Brinser â?? Education

· Jimmy Burge â?? Parks, Rec. & Tourism

· Brayden Burnett â?? Business

· Taylor Chappell â?? Health Sciences

· Max Copeland â?? Physics

· Tyler Davis â?? Mechanical Engineering

· Alex Demczak â?? Pre-Communications

· Will Ebner â?? Business

· Clayton Echard â?? Health Sciences

· Elvis Fisher â?? Post Bach

· Marvin Foster Jr. â?? Health Sciences

· Michael Godas â?? Park, Rec. & Tourism

· Zaviar Gooden â?? Business

· Mark Hill â?? Business

· Matthew Hoch â?? Education

· Tyler Hunt â?? Pre-Nutrition

· Wesley Leftwich â?? Pre-Nutrition

· Connor McGovern â?? Agriculture Economics

· Jack Meiners â?? Business

· T.J. Moe â?? Business

· Mitch Morse â?? Hospitality Management

· Blake Owens â?? Health Sciences

· Joseph Plevel â?? Biology

· Randy Ponder â?? Health Sciences

· Travis Ruth â?? Agriculture Economics

· Andrew Wilson â?? Business

Mizzou had the fifth-highest total of Honor Roll recipients in the SEC.

Georgia led the way with 38, followed by Vanderbilt (36), Alabama (29), South Carolina (29) and Mizzou (28).

Rounding out the league standings were Texas A&M (24), Arkansas (22), Tennessee (21), Florida (20), Kentucky (20), Ole Miss (20), Mississippi State (17), Auburn (16) and LSU (15).

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