June 29, 1999
LOS ANGELES - UCLA is one of 26 football programs to graduate at least 70% of its 1993-94 freshman class, according to results released by the American Football Coaches Association. UCLA's percentage was 82.6%, with 19 of 23 student-athletes earning a degree.
The AFCA conducts an annual graduation rate survey and 94 Division IA schools responded to the 1999 version. Duke, with a perfect 100%, won the AFCA Academic Achievement Award, presented by the Touchdown Club of Memphis. Twenty-five schools, including UCLA, graduated at least 70% of its players and earned honorable mention. UCLA was the only Pac-10 school to earn a spot on the honorable mention list.