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.

Reader Poll

Should the Veishea celebrations in Ames be cancelled indefinitely?
Yes
No
Unsure