MIDLAND, MICH. – Michael Fisher, a senior linebacker on the Northwood University football team, has been named Second Team Academic All-American by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Sports Information Directors from around the country nominate and vote on the award.
It is the second time in Fisher's career he has earned the honor – he was also named Second Team Academic All-American following the 2014 season.
Fisher finished his standout career by finishing the regular season leading the GLIAC in total tackles for the third straight year, totaling 115 stops. He also had 5.5 tackles for loss, three pass breakups and two interceptions. Fisher finished his career with 430 tackles, 58 more than any other player in school history. He earned All-GLIAC honors three times in his career – First Team (2014, 2016), Second Team (2015). Fisher finished the year ranked fourth among active players in all of division II in career tackles.
A finance major, Fisher currently sports a 3.90 grade point average.