The second-team All-Mountain West choice started 37 consecutive games & 38 overall for the Spartans.
The biochemistry major earns the national academic honor.
Nine Spartans are three-time award winners; 14 more earned a second award.
The Spartans' season continues vs. Georgia State in Orlando, Fla.
15 individual awards were handed out after the news on the AutoNation Cure Bowl.
AT SAN JOSE STATE: Five seasons with the Spartans… Three-year starter at left tackle… 44 games played and 38 starts… Has the most starting calls of Spartan on the offensive side of the ball… Has experience playing left and right tackle… Honored in 2012 and 2015 on National Student-athlete Day by the National Consortium for Academics & Sports… A four-time academic all-conference award winner… A 2015 CoSIDA Academic All-District VIII honoree... 2016 National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society honoree.
2015: Second-team All-Mountain West selection… Elected team captain prior to the start of the season… Started all 13 games to extend his consecutive games starting streak to 37… Anchored the offensive line at left tackle that was the second in school history to pave the way for 2,000-plus rushing yards and 20-plus touchdowns and 2,000-plus passing yards and 20 touchdowns… Rated one of the top-10 offensive tackles by ProFootballFocus.com during the season… Named the Outstanding Offensive Lineman at the team’s annual awards banquet.
2014: Was the most experienced offensive lineman on the team... Anchored a unit that had three freshman starters... Played and started in each of the 12 games... Guarded the quarterback's blind side and was part of an offense that completed 60 percent of its passes for the fourth year in a row and gained more yards rushing despite a number of injuries at the running back and quarterback positions... Named the team's Scholar-Athlete for the third year in a row at the squad's annual awards banquet.