IRVING, Texas - The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced the members of the 2017 NFF Hampshire Honor Society Wednesday and 18 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference football student-athletes were recognized.
The Hampshire Honor Society is comprised of college football players from all divisions of play who each maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their college careers. A total of 1,089 players from 297 schools qualified for membership in the society’s 11th year, both new single-year records in the history of the program.
Southwestern University led all SCAC programs with 14 honorees, which was fourth-best among all programs from NCAA Division I, II, II and NAIA. The Pirates were one of just 19 programs to have more than 10 student-athletes recognized.
In addition, Trinity University had three players recognized, while Austin College had one. The names of all the SCAC student-athletes honored is below.
The initiative has honored 7,723 student-athletes since its inception, and the program has experienced growth every year in either members or school participation since its launch in 2007.
To view the NFF's full release, click here.
|Branden Hunt||Austin College|
|Justin Broussard||Southwestern University
|Zach Cole||Southwestern University|
|Brandon Fleischmann||Southwestern University|
|Tyler Frisby||Southwestern University|
|Jacob Harton||Southwestern University|
|Ben Patterson||Southwestern University|
|Michael Patterson||Southwestern University|
|Justin Pelt||Southwestern University|
|Alan Peralta||Southwestern University|
|Andrew Pratt||Southwestern University|
|Tanner Rogers||Southwestern University|
|Dante Smith||Southwestern University|
|Trey White||Southwestern University|
|Dylan Wilburn||Southwestern University|
|Luke Packard||Trinity University|
|Julian Turner||Trinity University|