Caragein Nets Academic Honor
Myles Caragein

Posted Nov 10, 2011

Pitt defensive tackle Myles Caragein is a team captain, has started all nine games this season, adds another academic honor to his belt.

Pitt senior defensive lineman Myles Caragein has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District 2 Team, announced today by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Caragein (Pittsburgh, Pa./Keystone Oaks) was selected by a vote of members of CoSIDA. To be eligible, a student-athlete must be a starter or key reserve and maintain a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.20 on a scale of 4.00. He must have reached sophomore athletic and academic standing at the institution and completed at least one full academic year at the school.

Caragein has already earned his bachelor’s degree in mathematics with a cumulative 3.62 GPA and is presently enrolled in Pitt’s Graduate School of Education. He is a three-time Big East All-Academic Football Team selection and a perennial member of the Pitt Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.

As an All-District honoree, he will now be placed on the national ballot for Academic All-American consideration.

Caragein has started all nine games at nose tackle for the Panthers and has 29 tackles on the season. He had a career-high nine stops against Cincinnati this past week.

Related Stories
Video: Myles Caragein
 -by  Nov 9, 2011
Video: Myles Caragein
 -by  Nov 23, 2011
Video: Myles Caragein
 -by  Sep 27, 2011

Get the 2014 Recruiting Yearbook with an annual Total Access Pass
Sign Up Today!

Upgrade Now!
Free Email Newsletter
Don't miss any news or features from Subscribe to our newsletter to have our newest articles emailed to you on a daily or weekly basis.
Click here for a list of all Team Newsletters.

Add Players to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite players. Click name to add to My HotList.
DT Myles Caragein (profile)
[View My HotList]
Add Topics to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite topics. Click link to add to My HotList.
Football > Keystone Oaks HS > Alumni
[View My HotList]