LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Three University of Louisville football players were named to the 2015 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic football team, the league announced Wednesday.
To be eligible for consideration, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.0 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.0 cumulative average during his academic career.
Christian, an offensive tackle, was the lone player to start all 13 games on the offensive line last season. An All-ACC honorable mention on the field, Christian earned academic honors after his first season as a student-athlete, and is one six true freshmen to earn academic honors within the league.
A two-year starter on the offensive line, Hughley made 24 starts over the last two seasons, including 12 in 2015. He graduated last fall with a degree in sports administration and is working toward a master’s degree in sports administration.
Wallace, one of the top kickers in school history, is working on his MBA after graduating in the spring of 2015. A native of Elizabethtown, Ky., Wallace ended his career as the school’s all-time leading field goal kicker with 66 and second in career points with 384. He finished last season season by hitting 15-of-21 field goal attempts and connected on 46-of-47 extra-point attempts.