By Tim Glon
ADA — Senior Cyler Caldwell (Wadsworth) was named Academic All-District 7 in Football in voting conducted by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
The award winners must be a sophomore or higher in class standing, must be a starter or important reserve with at least a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) at his/her current institution.
Caldwell, a defensive back majoring in mechanical engineering, started all 10 games at corner back this season and had 14 starts in his career.
He was fifth on the team with 52 tackles and had two interceptions.
Caldwell ended his career with 97 tackles and two interceptions in 40 games.
As a First team Academic All-District honoree, Caldwell will now be on the ballot for Academic All-America honors, which will be released on Dec. 13.
The Polar Bears finished with a 7-3 record and were second in the OAC with a 6-3 mark in 2017 under 14th-year head coach Dean Paul.