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Murray’s Halls named Academic All-State

Published: Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 12:47 p.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 1:01 p.m. CDT

Austin Halls of Murray has been named Academic All-State by the Iowa Football Coaches Association.

Requirements to be named academic all-state are a senior starter, 3.7 grade point average, involvement in other extracurricular activities and coach’s recommendation.

Halls was an all-state quarterback for the Murray 8-Man semifinal team in 2012, and also named to the Des Moines Register’s Elite All-State Team as a defensive back. He was named 8-Man all-state captain by the Iowa Newspaper Association, and helped the Mustangs make it to the state championship game in 2011.

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