Dumb Jocks? Not In Las Cruces
I guess all the geeks have left are the magna, summa and maxima cum laude positions. (And a few "pantsings" maybe!)
Jocks have forever been played as "slow" at the least and downright morons at the worst. (Watch pretty much ANY college or high school based 80s movie. You'll see.)
In Las Cruces though, that just ain't so!
A recent study of college athletes by thebestcolleges.org cited those from NMSU as among the smartest based on the strength of;
their 184 all-academic ballers, runners, and swimmers, who together racked up the department’s 14th consecutive semester of 3.0 GPA or better. Eighty-four individual athletes managed at least one perfect 4.0 semester in the 2011-2012 academic year, and all the athletes even chipped in for 5,000 total hours of community service.
Nicely done NMSU!!
Now, how many aggies does it take to throw a party??