Randolph Named to the 2010 All-ACC Academic Team
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia junior placekicker Robert Randolph has been named to the 2010 Atlantic Coast Conference All-Academic Football team, announced by league commissioner John Swofford.
The native of Naples, Fla., was on the Lou Groza Placekicker Award watch list in 2010 and was a semifinalist for the national honor in 2009.
Randolph earned his second letter in 2010 and was honored by ESPNU with the No. 5 trick play of the season when he scored a 20-yard rushing touchdown on a fake field goal attempt at Duke. After missing his first three attempts of the season, Randolph hit 10-straight field goals, finishing 10-of-14 for the campaign. His final miss came in windy and blistery conditions in the last game of the season at Virginia Tech.
He is a member of the ACE Program at UVa, which mentors local elementary school students. He also participates with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Randolph is currently has a cumulative 3.1 grade point average as he pursues a degree in environmental sciences.
To be eligible for consideration, a player must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during his academic career. All 12 ACC schools were represented by at least one selection on the team. The ACC has selected an ACC All-Academic Football team every year since 1954 and Randolph is the 196th Cavalier to earn such honors.