On the field and off, Tennessee offensive tackle Michael Munoz became one of the most decorated Vols ever coming off his senior season.
On the field, Munoz, son of the legendary pro offensive tackle Anthony Munoz, was a team co-captain for the second consecutive year, and earned NCAA Consensus All-America honors, having made all-star squads as selected by the American Football Coaches Association, Associated Press, and Walter Camp Foundation. He finished the regular season with 55 intimidation blocks despite playing in only nine games his senior campaign. He was SEC Lineman of the Week off his performance in the Sept. 25 contest against Louisiana Tech.
Off the field, he was a 2004 National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete and earned the Vincent dePaul Draddy Trophy as the nationís top scholar-athlete. He also earned the Woody Hayes National Scholar-Athlete Award given by the University & Northwest Sertoma Club of Columbus, Ohio.
He was a three-time SEC Academic Honor Roll selection. Munoz has already received his bachelorís degree in political science and played this season as a graduate student in public administration.