That number represents a substantial improvement of 27 over last year’s total of 91 student-athletes earning recognition on the league’s Fall Academic Honor Roll.
Vol Football produced 63 honorees this year, which is a program record and also the second-highest total among SEC football programs in 2023. Under head coach Josh Heupel, the Vols have produced 133 SEC Academic Honor Roll recipients.
Soccer, meanwhile, put 17 on the list, followed by volleyball with 16, men’s cross country with 14 and women’s cross country with eight.
A total of 1,264 student-athletes were named to the 2023 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll. It includes the sports of cross country, football, soccer and volleyball, and it is based on grades from the 2023 Spring, Summer and Fall terms.
Any student-athlete who participates in a Southeastern Conference championship sport or a student-athlete who participates in a sport listed on his/her institution’s NCAA Sports Sponsorship Form is eligible for nomination to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
The following criteria will be followed: (1) A student‐athlete must have a grade point average of 3.00 or above for either the preceding academic year (two semesters or three quarters) or have a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or above at the nominating institution. (2) If a student‐athlete attends summer school, his/her grade point average during the summer academic term must be included in the calculation used to determine eligibility for the Academic Honor Roll. (3) Student‐athletes eligible for the Honor Roll include those receiving an athletics scholarship, recipients of an athletics award (i.e., letter winner), and non‐scholarship student‐athletes who have been on a varsity team for two seasons. (4) Prior to being nominated, a student‐athlete must have successfully completed 24 semester or 36 quarter hours of non‐remedial academic credit toward a baccalaureate degree at the nominating institution. (5) The student‐athlete must have been a member of a varsity team for the sport’s entire NCAA Championship segment.
University of Tennessee 2023 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll Members
Men’s Cross Country (14)
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