By Chadd Cripe
© 2012 Idaho Statesman
The NCAA has honored the Boise State football program for its academic performance for the second straight year.
The NCAA announced its Public Recognition Awards on Thursday. The honorees are those teams that finish among the top 10 percent in the nation in their sport based on Academic Progress Rate.
The actual APR numbers will be released next week.
The football team was Boise State's only award winner. Other football winners include Clemson, Middle Tennessee, Duke, Northern Illinois, Northwestern, Rice, Rutgers, Ohio State, Air Force, Miami and Vanderbilt.