Fall Academic All-Big Ten teams boast several Gopher Standouts
Big Ten Conference announces Fall academic honorees.
Twenty-four seniors will be recognized on Senior Day Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium.
Golden Gophers - Boilermakers
2011 JUNIOR SEASON:
Appeared in nine games with two starts recorded eight tackles (three solo, five assisted) broke-up one pass earned first varsity letter named Academic All-Big Ten.
Game-by-Game: Appeared in first four games of season without tallying any statistics recorded five tackles (two solo, three assist) and one pass break-up at Michigan (10/1) made first career start at Purdue (10/8) and tallied one solo tackle assisted on two tackles vs. Nebraska (10/22) appeared in 22-21 victory over Iowa (10/29) appeared in 31-24 losses to Michigan State (11/5) and Wisconsin (11/12) appeared in 28-13 road loss to Northwestern (11/19) did not see action in 27-7 victory over Illinois (11/26).
2010 SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Did not see any game action
2009 FRESHMAN SEASON:
Walk-on did not see action.
Former standout student-athlete at Lincoln High School in Thief River Falls
Son of Jim and Alicia Haviland born December 27, 1989 journalism major.
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