Utah's three Football Bowl Subdivision schools remain academically solid following the NCAA's multi-year Academic Performance Report for NCAA Division I schools.
The latest APR figures, released Tuesday, provide a measure of each team's academic performance and accounts for eligibility, retention and graduation of all student-athletes on scholarship. The latest APR performances include scores from 2008-09 to 2011-12. The NCAA minimum requirement is 925. Schools must score 930 or better to be eligible for any postseason competition.
BYU athletics' five-year average was 974, a point better than the year before. However, the Cougar football team's score was 931, below the national average of 949. Men's basketball scored 981, easily better than the 952 national average. Overall, men's sports at BYU were down four points from last year's 966.