KU Lineman Named Academic All-District

Nov. 11, 2004

LAWRENCE, Kan. — University of Kansas senior Travis Watkins has been selected to the Academic All-District VII Football Team — as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Watkins, a defensive lineman from Derby, Kan., was one of 87 nominations from District VII for the award. He will now advance to the national Academic All-America ballot.

Watkins has started eight games for the Jayhawks in 2004 and has collected 15 tackles on the year, including a season-high four against Toledo on Sept. 11. Watkins, a United States history major, has maintained a perfect 4.0 GPA over the last four semesters.

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