NDSU safety Robbie Grimsley and quarterback Easton Stick were named to the Missouri Valley Football Conference All-Academic first team Nov. 29 by a vote of the league's sports information directors. Bison wide receiver RJ Urzendowski was an honorable mention.
Nominees must be starters or important reserves with at least a 3.20 cumulative grade-point average. Student-athletes must have reached sophomore academic and athletic standing at their institutions.
Grimsley, a junior from Hutchinson, Minnesota, has a 3.56 GPA in criminal justice. He is a two-time CoSIDA Academic All-District selection and was named to the MVFC All-Academic second team last season.
Stick, a junior from Omaha, Nebraska, has a 3.91 GPA in sport management and is making his second straight appearance on the MVFC All-Academic first team.
Urzendowski, a senior from Omaha, Nebraska, has a 3.37 GPA in construction management.
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