Bulldogs’ Delfin earns Academic All-District honors

Louisiana Tech junior offensive lineman Abraham Delfin was voted First Team Academic All-District 6 as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America on Thursday.

Delfin graduated summa cum laude with a degree in construction engineering technology in May and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in engineering and technology management. Delfin registered a 3.91 cumulative GPA and has been named to the AD Honor Roll 12 times, Dean’s List 12 times, President’s List seven times and the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll four times. He is a four-time C-USA Academic Medalist and earned a spot on the C-USA Football All-Academic Team in 2020.

On the field, Delfin was named an All-Conference USA honorable mention for his work in the 2020 season. The Plaquemine native started in all 10 games at right guard in the 2020 campaign where he was part of an offensive front that ranked first in C-USA and second in the FBS in fourth down conversions at 88.9 percent (16-of-18). Delfin helped the offense rank fourth in C-USA and 53rd in the FBS in red zone offense at 84.6 percent (33-of-39). He assisted the offense in averaging 315.8 yards of total offense, including a 216.6 passing yard average and a 99.2 rushing yard average.

First-team Academic All-District® honorees advance to the CoSIDA Academic All-America® ballot. First- and second-team Academic All-America® honorees will be announced in early July.

Photo:  Louisiana Tech offensive lineman Abraham Delfin was honored for his academic and athletic prowess. (Photo by TOM MORRIS)

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