Junior defensive tackle Matt Rae added to his list of career academic honors as he was named to the 13th annual Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association Academic All-Star Team. Rae was one of 52 players selected to the team. The York, Pa., native holds a 3.75 grade point average in biological sciences. This past November, Rae was named to the College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-District team for the second straight year. At the URI football team’s annual banquet, he earned the A.A. Savastano Scholar-Athlete Award. On the field in 2010, Rae started every game and ranked eighth in the CAA for tackles among defensive lineman. He closed out the 2010 campaign with a career-high eight tackles in a win over nationally ranked Massachusetts. In his final three games he posted 19 tackles.