NCAAF  > General NCAAF  > 2009 Academic Progress Reports
May 8, 2009, 08:42 AM
Welcome to the Academic Progress Reports, better known as the APR, for 2009, taking a look at the classes from 2003-2004 to 2007-2008. Every Division I sports team calculates its APR each academic year, based on the eligibility, retention and graduation of each scholarship student-athlete.

Teams that score below 925 (this is the Mendoza line ... if you can't hit this, you're just not trying) on their four-year rate and have a student leave school academically ineligible can lose up to 10 percent of their scholarships through immediate penalties. Teams can also face historically based penalties for poor academic performance over time. (http://cfn.scout.com/2/863514.html)

Teams in both the final AP poll and APR rankings shown in bold (hopefully) proving you can win and graduate student-athletes.

1. Stanford 984
2. Air Force 983
T3. Duke 980
T3. Rutgers 980
5. Rice 979
6. Navy 978
7. Miami (no, not the Ohio version) 977
T8. Penn State 976 (8)
T8. Georgia 976 (13)
10. Notre Dame 974
11. Northwestern 973
12. Boston College 970
13. California 970
14. Vanderbilt 969
15. Ohio State 968 (9)
16. Army 967
T17. Boise State 966 (11)
T17. Miami Univ. 966
T17. Wake Forest 966
20. Florida 963 (1)
T20. Tulane 963
22. TCU 962 (7)
23. LSU 960
T24. Georgia Tech 957 (22)
T24. Indiana 957

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