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Phillip Ruhl Named to the Capital One Academic All-District Team
By: UCLA Athletics

LOS ANGELES – UCLA junior fullback Phillip Ruhl has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District team, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced Thursday.

Ruhl was named to the District 8 first-team by boasting a 3.37 GPA in political science. All first-team honorees are eligible to be named to the Capital One Academic All-America team.

Ruhl has played in seven games and made one start at fullback for the Bruins. The junior has one receiving touchdown and another on a blocked punt.

He has helped provide the blocks for UCLA to rush for 193.6 yards per game and has also helped provide time in the passing game for 268.4 yards per game. Ruhl has been a mainstay on special teams where on top of the blocked punt he has totaled three solo tackles.

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