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John David Moore of the LSU football team has been nominated for the H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Post-Graduate Scholarship by LSU.

The H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Post-Graduate Scholarship has been presented by the Southeastern Conference since 1986 to the league’s top male and female scholar-athletes. 

The Southeastern Conference will name the 2018 recipients of the H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Post-Graduate Scholarship on April 26.

Highlights of LSU’s nominees include:


Major:  Architecture

  • One of the top student-athletes in LSU football history
  • Maintains a 4.0 grade point average in architecture and will graduate with Honors from LSU
  • First team CoSIDA Academic All-America in 2017
  • Two-time CoSIDA Academic All-District in 2016 and 2017
  • Four-time member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • SEC Community Service Member in 2017
  • Two-time recipient of Charles E. Coates Award, which goes to top scholar-athlete on LSU football team
  • Wore No. 18 in 2017 which is presented to LSU football player that best represents the program – on field, in classroom and in community
  • Three-year starter for the Tigers; 2016 and 2016 at fullback and 2017 at tight end
  • Former walk-on that earned a scholarship after two years with the program
  • Will become the first LSU football player to graduate with a degree in architecture in over 25 years
  • Played in four bowl games during career
  • In 39-game career, caught 19 passes for 127 yards and a pair of scores and rushed eight times for 18 yards.

  • Featured in a video produced by the LSU School of Architecture “Where Passion Becomes Genius” to help promote the school to prospective students

This article originally ran on ktbs.com.