College football rosters this season include 1,439 players who have already received a diploma. Thirty-five of those players will suit up at Georgia schools.
It’s a growing trend across conferences, college football players finish a degree at one school and continue their eligibility at another. But not all players on this list are transfers from other schools, many are continuing their academic careers at the same school.
West Georgia tops all schools outside FBS with 10 players pursuing a second degree at the Carrollton college.
SMU and Kansas State, in FBS, list the most graduates with 21 players on each of their 2019 rosters.
Michael Barnett, earned degree in entertainment and media studies from UGA
Rodrigo Blankenship, graduated cum laude with degree in journalism
Tyler Cooksey, among 65 Tech athletes who received degrees in spring
Nathan Cottrell, business administration graduate at Tech
David Curry, received business administration degree from Tech
Tyler Davis, graduate transfer from Connecticut
Brad Morgan, business administration degree from Tech
Jared Southers, transfer from Vanderbilt with a bachelor’s in economics
Ed Curney, pursuing a master’s in education
Tyler Bass, degree in marketing
Jay Bowdry, graduated with degree in criminal justice
Lane Ecton, degree in sports management
Jake Edwards, transfer from UGA
Donald Rutledge Jr., Savannah State transfer with degree in civil engineering
Andrew Butcher, transfer from Tennessee
Daniel David, earned bachelor’s from Kennesaw State this summer
Auzoyah Alufohai, transfer from Kennesaw State
Alla Cedric Asseh, Miami (Ohio) transfer
Javon Charleston, transfer from University of South Carolina
Eric Swinney, transfer from Ole Miss
James Works, transfer from University of Houston
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