Taylor, Mims named Southland All-Academic

Nicholls State University football safety Khristian Mims and running back Dontrell Taylor were named to the 2019 Southland All-Academic Team.
 
Both seniors, Mims made his first appearance on the academic squad while Taylor received the honor for the third time.
 
Southland Conference All-Academic Teams are voted upon by the head coach, sports information director and an academic/compliance staff member from each school.
 
To be eligible for all-academic distinction, an athlete must hold a minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA through the semester prior to the sport’s championship, completed at least one full academic year at the nominating school prior to the current season, and participated in at least 50 percent of the team’s competitions during the most recently completed season.