- 2017 NFF Hampshire Honor Society
- Four-time GLIAC All-Academic Excellence Team member
- 2014 WSU Football Scholar-Athlete Award winner
- Seven-time Athletic Director’s Honor Roll member
- Named to WSU Coach’s Honor Roll in 2014
- Team captain
- Graduated in December 2016
Civic Service & Leadership: 2016 AFCA Good Works Team member; Earned internship with FIAT Internation in Rome with hopes of working in the automotive industry; Helped refurbish homes for people suffering with addiction with Grace Centers of Hope organization; Four-year involvement in WSU’s Basic Needs Drive, helping to gather, organize and distribute basic items to homeless in greater Detroit; Helped prepare lunches at Hartford Memorial Baptist Church; Assisted with WSU kids football camps every summer; Served as back-up timer for local high school conference’s swimming/diving championship; Leader during freshmen athletic orientation; Read to youth at local elementary schools.
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.