16 May

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Texas leads Big 12 with 217 Academic All-Conference honors

The University of Texas finished first in the Big 12 with 2019-20 Academic All-Big 12 honorees (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Lansdale

AUSTIN, Texas — At UT, the first half of “student-athlete” is as much a source of pride as the second. The Longhorns are expected to compete with the best in the Big 12 academically as well as academically … and in the 2019-20 school year that was abbreviated because of the novel coronavirus that shut down campuses across the country, they delivered, as UT led all Big 12 schools with 217 student-athletes on Academic All-Big 12 teams.

Of the 217 Academic All-Big 12 selections,