Buies Creek – Campbell’s Michael Wooten is one of 53 student-athletes nationally named to the 22nd annual Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association (FCS ADA) Academic All-Star Team.
In addition to the FCS ADA honor, Wooten was named to the Big South All-Academic Team for the second straight season, starting all 11 CU games at tight end. A 2019 CoSIDA Academic All-District Team honoree and semifinalist for the 2019 National Football Foundation Campbell Trophy, the redshirt senior started his final 32 career games for the Camels, posting a 10-yard catch at Charleston Southern.
One of Campbell’s team captains, Wooten was named to Phil Steele’s All-Big South teams for the second straight year, garnering third team honors.
Football players from all Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) institutions are eligible for the award. Each of the nominees were required to have a minimum grade point average of 3.20 (on a 4.00 scale) in undergraduate study and have been a starter or key player with legitimate athletics credentials. They must have reached their second year of athletics and academic standing at the nominated institution and have completed a minimum of one full academic year at the nominated institution. They also must have participated in 50 percent (50%) of the games played at their designated position.
Michael Wooten is a 2014 graduate of Princeton High School and was the quarterback for the Bulldogs his senior year when they went deep in the state playoffs.
Michael is the son of Mike and Paula Wooten of Princeton. He has a sister, Meredith. Michael is a member of the Princeton Church of God.