For the second straight year, linebacker Tyler Zimmer has been named to the Capital One Academic All-America® Division II football team as a first team selection.  Zimmer joins track and field star Josh Wilks as the only two time first team academic all americans since the Griffins have joined the NCAA.  Zimmer carries a 3.80 GPA as an Elementary education student.  The teams are selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).  This season, Tyler had 62 total tackles, including 30 solos.  He has also added 5 tackles for loss, 2 fumble recoveries and 1 interception.