Swift and Hudson Named to the Google Cloud Academic All-District Team
SOURCE: GEORGIA SPORTS COMMUNICATIONS
For the second year in a row the Georgia football team has a pair of players on the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District Team.
Sophomores running back D’Andre Swift and tailback Prather Hudson were chosen to represent the University of Georgia this year.
Swift, a native of Philadelphia, Pa., has a GPA of 3.42 and is majoring in journalism. This year Swift has been a huge asset on the field cumulating 186 rushing yards against Auburn contributing to a team-high of 808 yards on 116 caries with eight touchdowns. He named SEC Offensive Player of the week twice this season.
Hudson, a native of Columbus, Ga., has a GPA of 3.81 and is majoring in finance and sport management. Hudson has played in all 10 games of the 2018 season thus far and has logged 55 yards on 13 carries. He continues to be a standout on Special Teams.
First-team Academic All-District® honorees advance to the Google Cloud Academic All-America® ballot. First- and second-team (if applicable) Academic All-America® honorees will be announced in early December.
The 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District® Football Team, selected by CoSIDA, recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom. The Google Cloud Academic All-America® program separately recognizes football honorees in four divisions — NCAA Division I, NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III and NAIA.
To be eligible for Academic All-America consideration, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve appearing in at least 50 percent of their team’s games, maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.30 or higher on a scale of 4.00 and have reached sophomore athletic and academic standings at his current institution.
The No. 5 Bulldogs (9-1, 7-1) will host the UMass Minutemen (4-7) on Saturday in Sanford Stadium. The game will be at 4 p.m. and televised on the SEC Network.