Hot Links: Two football players earn All-Conference Academic honors

Zach Sledge and Thomas MorsteadSenior wide receiver Zack Sledge (top left) and junior punter Thomas Morstead (bottom left) were among 13 student-athletes named to the 2007 Conference USA Football All-Academic Team Nov. 30. Read more.

Morstead also has been named first-team 2007 All-Conference USA by the league’s 12 coaches. In addition, first-year defensive end Justin Smart was selected to the All-Conference USA Freshman Team. Read more.

The men’s basketball team came from behind to defeat TCU 71-65 in the State Farm DFW Duel Dec. 5. Read more.

First-year runner Silje Fjortoft caps a semester of honors with her selection as Conference USA Cross Country Newcomer of the Year. Read more.