Dec. 4, 2013
Adams and Reimer named Academic All-AmericaAcademic All-America Release
TOWSON, Md. – Northwest Missouri State quarterback Trevor Adams and linebacker Eric Reimer were named to the Capital One Academic All-America® NCAA Division II football team. The team is selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Adams, who becomes a three-time Academic All-America® selection, was honored as the winner of the Academic All-America® of the Year award for Division II football. He becomes the second Bearcat to earn this honor, joining Josh Lamberson who was the Academic All-America® of the Year award winner in 2005.
This season, Adams currently leads all of Division II with a 192.1 pass efficiency rating and a 73.5 completion percentage. His 25 touchdown passes is a career-high and his 2,292 passing yards marks the third time he has surpassed 2,000 yards for a season. For his career, Adams ranks second in Northwest history in touchdown passes with 69, third with 514 completions and is fourth in completion percentage (65.6), passing yards (7,018) and total offense (7,480). He was named the MIAA Offensive Player of the Year and was named a Scholar-Athlete by the National Football Foundation (NFF). The Odessa, Texas, native has a 3.94 GPA and will graduate from Northwest this December with a degree in Biology/Psychology.
Reimer, a native of Menomonee Falls, Wisc., was a first-team All-MIAA selection as a junior. For the season, he has recorded 89 tackles, 12.0 tackles for loss, 5.5 sacks and has one forced fumble. He has also recorded five quarterback hurries and two pass breakups. Against then-No. 7 Pittsburg State, Reimer recorded 12 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks. He also forced a fumble, assisted in recording a safety, had a pass breakup and a quarterback hurry. The Bearcats are eighth in the NCAA in scoring defense (16.4), 13th in rushing defense (101.5), 16th in passing defense (181.9) and sixth nationally in total defense (283.4). Reimer is a Business Management and Marketing major at Northwest and has a 3.89 GPA.
Northwest will host St. Cloud State this Saturday at noon at Bearcat Stadium in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division II playoffs.
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