Murray finalist for academic Heisman
Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray, Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr and Michigan State linebacker Max Bullough are among 16 finalists for the William Campbell Trophy, which honors college football's top scholar-athlete.
The finalists receive an $18,000 postgraduate scholarship.
The other finalists are:
Trevor Adams of Northwest Missouri State; John Arena of John Hopkins; Gabe Ikard of Oklahoma; Spencer Long of Nebraska; Niccolo Mastromatteo of Coastal Carolina; Jeff Matthews of Cornell; James Morris of Iowa; Perry Simmons of Duke; Eric Soza of Texas-San Antonio; John Urschel of Penn State; Dustin Vaughan of West Texas A&M; Tony Washington of Appalachian State; and Eric Westerberg of Augustana, Ill.
The Campbell Trophy will be awarded Dec. 10 by the National Football Foundation. The winner receives an additional $7,000 scholarship.