Junior linebacker Tyler Zimmer excels on the field and in the classroom and he has been awarded for both by being named to the 2013 Capital One Academic All America Division II Football Team as a first team selection at linebacker.  Zimmer is the first Griffin football player to earn a first team academic All American award.  Zimmer joins Aron Kurzinski, Josh Wilks and Erin Beattie as Griffin athletes to be named Academic All Americans.