Five Spartans have earned the academic honor each of their four years.
There are 13 returning starters among more than 80 players suiting up for spring practice.
AT SAN JOSE STATE: In his second season with the Spartans... Returning starter as the long snapper... 2017 Academic All-Mountain West... Joined the team for the first time for 2017 fall preseason camp.
2017: Handled all the snapping duties... Effective short snaps in kick-scoring situations set-up a single-season school record five field goals of 50 or more yards... Long snaps helped Spartan punter Michael Carrizosa finish fifth nationally in individual punting... No tackles for the season.
COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Spent the 2016 season at Moorpark College (Coach Mike Stuart) and handled the long snapping duties.
AIR FORCE: Began his college career at Air Force and was a member of the football program... Did not play in any varsity games.
HIGH SCHOOL: Was the long snapper at Oaks Christian High in Westlake Village, Calif. (Coach Bill Reddell)... Credited with two perfect seasons of snapping for punts and kick scoring tries... An honorable mention All-Marmonte League player during his high school career... Named his team's Special Teams Player of the Year as a senior... Was nominated for the 2014 Chris Rubio National Long Snapper of the Year Award.
MORE ON HARRISON: A business accounting major... Gained notoriety as one of the top players at the Rubio Long Snapping camps... Won the California championship in March 2015 and July 2016... Enjoys cooking... He is a native of Thousand Oaks, Calif.