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Jon Abbot
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: September 24, 2013
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     Three- time first team Academic All- American as a defensive lineman, 1975- 1977, and the only three-time member of 23-man 1977 team named by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Named to three consecutive Western Athletic Conference All- Acedamic teams and unanimous choice for 1977 All- WAC football team. Voted Arizona's Outstanding Senior Athlete of 1977-78, receiving Governor's Award as 1977's Most Valuable Football Player. Elected captain of 1977 team. WAC Scholar- Athlete Award winner for 1977- 78 and was one of scholar- athletes from througout the nation to receive the 1978 NCAA Post Graduate Scholarship. Set school single game defensive points record of 53 in 1977 game against Wyoming.

 

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