- 2016 First Team Academic All-District
- Graduated in May cum laude
- Two-time First Team Academic All-Big 12 selection
- Three-time member of Tech Dean’s List and earned President’s List honors once in collegiate career
- Team captain
Civic Service & Leadership: Represented Texas Tech as 2015 Texas Diversity and Leadership Conference; Volunteered at O.L. Slaton Middle School, encouraging students before upcoming state tests; Guest reader at Guadalupe Elementary School as part of “The 2nd & 7 Foundation”; Interned with Lubbock Police Department during Summer 2015.
NFF Scholar-Athlete of the Day, Presented by Fidelity
Each NFF Scholar-Athlete of the Day is selected from the 156 semifinalists for the 2016 William V. Campbell Trophy, presented by Fidelity Investments® and prominently displayed inside its official home at the New York Athletic Club. The award recognizes an individual as the absolute best football scholar-athlete in the nation and comes with a $25,000 postgraduate scholarship.
The NFF announced 12 finalists for the Campbell Trophy on Nov. 1, and each of them received an $18,000 postgraduate scholarship as a member of the NFF National Scholar-Athlete Class, presented by Fidelity Investments. Western Michigan quarterback Zach Terrell was awarded the 27th Campbell Trophy at the 59th NFF Annual Awards Dinner on Dec. 6.
Nominated by their schools, these outstanding individuals must be a senior or graduate student in their final year of eligibility; have a GPA of at least 3.2 on a 4.0 scale; have outstanding football ability as a first team player or significant contributor; and have demonstrated strong leadership and citizenship.