Four Football Players Named Academic All-District

Hayden Tippett

Hayden Tippett

Nov. 7, 2013

WEST POINT, N.Y. – Four Army football players, two on each side of the ball, have been named Capital One Academic All-District, it was announced Thursday afternoon.

Terry Baggett, Hayden Tippett, Thomas Holloway and Joe Drummond all collected first team District 1 accolades and are now eligible for Academic All-America honors.

The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) oversees the awards in which a nominee must have at least a 3.3 grade-point average and be a starter or significant reserve. Athletic communication professionals will begin voting for Academic All-Americans on Tuesday.


Baggett, a junior from Chicago, Ill., boasts a 3.44 GPA in Chemical Engineering and also leads the team in rushing with 889 yards on 104 carries. He is averaging 8.5 yards per carry and 98.8 yards per game for the nation’s top rushing offense.

Tippett, a senior fullback from Tempe, Ariz., shows a 3.95 GPA in Information Technology. He has rushed 30 times for 139 yards, a 4.6 yards per carry average.

Holloway, a senior captain and linebacker from Birmingham, Ala., is an International & Comparative Legal Studies major with a 3.65 grade-point average.  He leads the team with 48 tackles with 2.5 tackles for losses of seven yards and a fumble recovery.

Drummond, a junior from Pittsford, N.Y., has 13 tackles from his defensive end spot with one sack. He is an Economics major with a 3.71 GPA.

Army will play its final home game of the season Saturday against Western Kentucky. Kick-off is set for 12:07 p.m. at Michie Stadium. For tickets, visit www.goARMYsports.com, call 1-877-TIX-ARMY or stop by the Army Ticket Office at Gate 3 of Michie Stadium.

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