Youngstown State football players Joe Alessi, Kyle Hegedus, and Nathan Mays were named to the Missouri Valley Conference All-Academic Teams.

Alessi and Hegedus majored in biology, and their grade point averages were 3.80 and 3.89 and were first-team all-academic selections.

Mays, whose major is professional communication was a second-team pick with a GPA of 3.67