Nov. 10, 2005
Cal senior Ryan Foltz, a linebacker on the Bears football team, has been selected for the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America 2005 Football District team. Foltz, who is currently pursuing an M.A. from the Berkeley Graduate School of Education, is among the 24 players named to the District 8 First Team. The Westlake, Calif. native, who completed a B.S. in Business Administration in May, will now be considered for Academic All-America honors.
Foltz is the Bears' third-leading tackler with 44 and led the Bears against Washington State with eight tackles. Foltz, who has started every game during the 2005 season, has recorded 2.5 tackles for loss for 21 yards and has been credited with one pass break up.