Maple Glen, Pa.
3.50 GPA in Finance
- Graduated in April 2017 and currently pursuing his MBA
- ACC All-Academic Team member
- Pitt Scholar-Athlete
- Dean’s List honoree
Civic Service & Leadership: Active with the annual “Christmas Day at Pitt” initiative every year he’s been on campus; Worked with local chapters of the Boys and Girls Club and YMCA; Participated in numerous school-related initiatives, including “Take Your Father to School Day,” Read Across America and the United Way’s “Be There” program; Volunteered for the Mel Blount Youth Leadership Initiative and the Beth Shalom Sports Luncheon (for special needs children); Works with CC Champions, providing cancer patients with vital support through personal visits and social interactions.
NFF Scholar-Athlete of the Day, Presented by Fidelity
Each NFF Scholar-Athlete of the Day is selected from the 181 semifinalists for the 2017 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 13 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. Virginia linebacker Micah Kiser was named the 28th Campbell Trophy® recipient at the 60th NFF Annual Awards Dinner on Dec. 5, 2017.
Nominated by their schools, these outstanding individuals must be a senior or graduate student in their final year of playing 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.