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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

The University of Iowa announced today that senior running back Mark Weisman has been named to the Capital One Academic All-America second team.

Weisman, who was previously named to the Capital One Academic All-District 6 first team with junior defensive back Jordan Lomax, holds a 3.32 grade-point average and is majoring in health and human physiology.

Weisman earned academic All-Big Ten recognition in 2012 and 2013 and has been named to the UI Dean's List three times.

Weisman has run the ball 592 times for 2,592 yards and 30 touchdowns in his career at Iowa.

Weisman earned the Big Ten Conference Sportsmanship Award on Monday and is one of three finalists for the Burlsworth Award.

Iowa, which finished the 2014 season with a 7-5 overall record and a 4-4 Big Ten record, will find out on Sunday which bowl game they will be going to.

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