Other Cougars honored include linebackers Isaac Dotson and Tristan Brock, quarterback Luke Falk and offensive lineman Eduardo Middleton.
Washington State’s linebacking corps boasts some of the best GPAs on the football team. Three of the Cougars’ five All-Pac-12 academic team selections play the linebacker position.
Middle linebacker Peyton Pelluer was named to the All-Pac-12 football academic second team, the conference announced Wednesday.
Four others — QB Luke Falk, OL Eduardo Middleton, LB Isaac Dotsonand LB Tristan Brock — were garnered honorable-mention All-Pac-12 honors.
Pelluer, a junior, leads WSU’s defense with 89 tackles this season. The Sammamish native is a history major at WSU, and holds a cumulative 3.43 GPA. Pelluer is only the 10th Cougar in program history to be named a three-time All-Academic selection.
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Falk and Dotson, both juniors, also earned their second all-academic honors after being named as honorable mentions last year. Falk, from Logan, Utah, is a social sciences major with a 3.24 GPA, while Dotson, a Bellevue native, is a marketing major with a 3.10 GPA.
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