Eight MIAA student-athletes earned Google Cloud Academic All-America honors in 2018, but PSU was the only institution to have four honorees on the Google Cloud Academic All-America Division II football team.

Gorillas junior defensive lineman Ned Bingaman, junior offensive lineman Ryan Dodd, junior defensive back Josh Hornback, and sophomore defensive lineman Levi Wyrick earned 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-America honors.

Wyrick was named to the first-team Academic All-America squad, while Bingaman, Dodd, and Hornback all garnered second-team Academic All-America recognition.

Wyrick has a 4.00 GPA as a physical education major. He made 28 tackles (14 solo) with 6.0 tackles-for-loss and 2.5 quarterback sacks for the Gorillas this past fall.

Bingaman has a 3.96 GPA as a justice studies major; Dodd has a 3.90 GPA as a marketing major; and Hornback has a 3.72 GPA as a construction management major.

Bingaman made 17 tackles (six solo) with 2.5 tackles-for-loss on the season. Dodd, a first-team All-MIAA performer, helped pave the way for the Pitt State offense to average 30.1 points and 398.4 yards of total offense per game. Hornback, an honorable mention All-MIAA selection, made 54 tackles (31 solo) with 3.5 tackles-for-loss, an interception, and eight pass break-ups.

Pittsburg State has garnered 123 all-time Academic All-America performances, including 118 Academic All-America honors since joining the NCAA Division II ranks in 1990. The Gorillas football team has received 38 of the institution’s 123 all-time recognitions.