Florida Atlantic Student-Athletes Excel Academically
Eight student-athletes were named to the president's list after earning a perfect 4.0 GPA for fall 2012.
FAU Football 2014 Spring Practice
2014: Started in the season's first two games, No. 22 at Nebraska and No. 2 Alabama...drew his third career start and first home start in the Tulsa game...drew starts in both the Wyoming and UTSA agame...saw action in the FIU contest...part of a line rotation that earned the offensive MVP award following the Western Kentucky vicory...part of a line rotation that received coach's praise for their ability to push back Marshall's defensive line...worked into the line rotaton versus UAB...saw action in the UNT game...drew a start at right tackle for the Middle Tennessee game.
2013: Returned to the offensive line from tight end and saw action in one game... was part of the offensive line that enabled FAU to shatter its season high rushing record.
2012: Worked with the team all at tight end...did not see action on a deep unit and returned to the offensive line during the 2013 spring drills.
2011: Worked with the squad and began making a move to tight end during the 2012 spring drills.
2010: Worked with the team in the fall and the spring of 2011...redshirt season.
High School: Played for Craig Sponsky at Bishop Carroll High School where he was a four-year letterman and played his final three seasons on both sides of the ball...he tallied 98 career tackles, 20 for a loss including seven sacks and 26 hurries...also had 12 catches for 205 yards...as a senior, Minemyer tallied 39 tackles, nine for a loss including three sacks. He had 10 hurries and seven receptions for 123 yards...for his efforts he earned PA Football News All-Academic Honors 2007-2009...in 2008, Minemyer earned Johnstown Tribune Democrat and Altoona Mirror Honorable Mention All-Star recognition as well as PA Football News Third Team All-State honors...as a senior, he was named AP 2nd team All-State, PA Football News Third Team All-State, Altoona Mirror First Team All-Star, Johnstown Tribune Democrat First Team All-Star, Laurel Highland Athletic Conference MVP and the Southern Alleghenies Football Coaches Association MVP-Defense...two-sport athlete (football and basketball).
Personal: Majoring in public safety administration...son of Charles and Anna Minemyer...born in Hastings, PA.