Brown’s Patrick Conroy Named ESPN First Team Academic All-America

Providence, Rhode Island - Brown University senior tackle Patrick Conroy (Leesburg, VA) has been named to the 2010 ESPN First Team Academic All-America® Football Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).


A two-year starter at left tackle for Brown, Conroy is a Business Economics major with a 3.88 G.P.A. As a senior, he helped Brown post a 6-4 record and finish second in the Ivy League with a 5-2 mark.


One of the team captains, he helped Brown's passing offense lead the Ivy League with 244.3 yards per game, and was part of an offensive line that allowed only 10 sacks all season.


The 25 members of the ESPN Academic All-America® University Division first team have an average G.P.A. of 3.79. Two members of the first team have perfect 4.0 G.P.A.'s.