Irving, Texas – A total of 856 student-athletes have been named to the 2019-20 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team, which honors conference competitors who are new, incoming freshmen at their respective league institution.
Oklahoma State led the way with 107 honorees, while Texas followed with 101 and Oklahoma 100.
A total of 102 student-athletes were nominated with 4.00 grade point averages, including 17 each from Kansas State and Oklahoma State.
Nominated by each institution’s director of student-athlete support services, student-athletes on the Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team must be new, ﬁrst-time/incoming freshmen that have completed 24 semester hours of non-remedial coursework and achieved a cumulative GPA of at least 3.00.
The Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team was introduced in the 2012-13 academic year.