Will Shipley named Academic All-American

CUTrevor 2022-12-20 11:16:37

Clemson running back Will Shipley was named Tuesday as part of the 2022 Academic All-America football teams selected by the College Sports Communicators. Shipley becomes the first Clemson running back ever to be named as an Academic All-American. 


With his second-team Academic All-America selection, Shipley becomes the 14th different Clemson player to have contributed to 19 combined all-time Academic All-America honors. He becomes Clemson’s first Academic All-American at any position since center Dalton Freeman in 2012.


1956: Charlie Bussey, QB
1957: Harvey White, QB
1959: Lou Cordileone, OT
1971: Don Kelley, DB; Ben Anderson, DB
1977: Steve Fuller, QB
1978: Steve Fuller, QB
1984: Mike Eppley, QB
1991: Bruce Bratton, OT
1994: Ed Glenn, TE
1995: Andye McCrorey, LB
1999: Kyle Young, C; Chad Carson, LB
2000: Kyle Young, C; Chad Carson, LB
2001: Kyle Young, C; Chad Carson, LB
2012: Dalton Freeman, C
2022: Will Shipley, RB