• Slide 5 of 5, Academic All-America HALL OF FAME - Arne Duncan. This varsity basketball co-captain played pro ball in Australia before becoming one of America's top education administrators

Capital One Academic All-America® Hall of Fame

Tiki Barber '14

Tiki Barber '14

One of the most prolific NFL running backs, Tiki graduated from the University of Virginia where he was a two-time first team GTE Academic All-American®.
Derrick Brooks

Derrick Brooks '14

A Pro Football Hall of Famer, Derrick went from three-time Academic All-American® at Florida State to Super Bowl XXXVII Champion of the Buccaneers. 
Dr. Sigall Bell

Dr. Sigall Bell '14

Our first Academic All-America® Hall of Famer from Cal, Dr. Bell led her gymnastics team to the NCAA Championships. She now focuses on beating the global HIV epidemic.
Dick Nunis

Dick Nunis '14

As one of the first Academic All-America® team members, Dick led USC to victory in the 1951 Rose Bowl. After graduation he spent 44 years at Walt Disney Attractions.  
Terry Carleton

Terry Carleton '14

An NCAA Division II standout, Terry dominated the soccer pitch for Bentley from 1973-76, and went on to make his alma mater a world-class university. 
Elfi Schlegel '13

Elfi Schlegel '13

Currently an NBC Sports analyst for mens and women's olympic gymnastics,this former SEC all around champion and Olympian is one of the most decorated gymnasts in the history of the sport.    
Pat Tillman '13

Pat Tillman '13

NFL standout who proudly put his career on hold to serve his country following the attacks on September 11, 2001.
Dr. Terry Schroeder '13

Dr. Terry Schroeder '13

This Pepperdine Waves' water polo all-time leading goal scorer has served as both a player and head coach on the Olympic and National teams. 
Judge Thomas Vanaskie '13

Judge Thomas Vanaskie '13

Once a two-time Middle Atlantic Conference defensive back and free agent of the World Football league, this lawyer-turned judge was recently appointed by President Barack Obama to the United States Third Circuit Appeal Court. 
Commander Bruce Melnick '13

Commander Bruce Melnick '13

This former NASA astronaut and executive was also a two year Varsity standout on the gridiron for the United States Coast Guard Academy.
Ruth Riley '12

Ruth Riley '12

Dr. Todd Olsen '12

Dr. Todd Olsen '12

This epidemiologist and longtime women's soccer coach uses his sport to connect with people on health service trips to Argentina, Costa Rica, and Africa.
John Naber '12

John Naber '12

Arne Duncan '12

Arne Duncan '12

This varsity basketball co-captain played pro ball in Australia before being appointed U.S Secretary of Education by President Obama.
Alvan Adams '12

Alvan Adams '12

Known as 'Double A' and the 'Oklahoma Kid', this two-time Academic All-America
Dr. Megan Neyer '11

Dr. Megan Neyer '11

The most winning diver in NCAA history, 15-time national champion, and 1982 world springboard champion, now helps others enjoy healthy lives.
Dr. Carol Lally Shields '11

Dr. Carol Lally Shields '11

This world-renowned ophthalmologist was the leading scorer for the first two years of Notre Dame's varsity women's basketball program.
Peter Metzelaars '11

Peter Metzelaars '11

This two-sport athlete and Economics major maintained a 3.34 GPA before going on to play more NFL games than any other tight end in history.
Dr. Randall Pinkett '11

Dr. Randall Pinkett '11

Before winning the fourth season of The Apprentice, this Rutgers track and field star was the first African-American from his school to become a Rhodes Scholar.
Dr. Julie Bremner Romias '11

Dr. Julie Bremner Romias '11

This 1993 Pac-10 Player of the Year played professional beach volleyball while attending medical school and practicing medicine at a LA hospital.