- 2016 First Team Academic All-District
- Graduated in May 2016
- Member of 2015-16 OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll
- Team captain
Civic Service & Leadership: Active with Big Brothers Big Sisters campus outreach; Participated in visits to local elementary schools, canned food drives and youth football camps; Took part in mission trips to Denver, St. Louis and Puebla, Mexico, to build houses for local residents; Named to team’s G.U.T.T.S. (Guys You Trust To Serve) group.
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.