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Drue Tranquill – Notre Dame – Linebacker

Academics A mechanical engineering major and 2016 CoSIDA Academic All-American, Tranquill has a 3.73 grade-point average and has been named to the University’s Dean’s List in three of his six semesters at Notre Dame. He was the first Notre Dame player to receive Academic All-America honors since Corey [...]

2017-11-27T09:39:07+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Semifinalist Spotlight|

Harrison Phillips – Stanford University – Defensive Line

  Academics Double major -Science, Tech. and Society & Sociology 2016 All-Pac-12 honorable mention 2016 Pac-12 All-Academic first team Athletics 3 year starter 2017 Lott IMPACT Trophy watch list 2016 All-Pac-12 honorable mention 2016 Phil Steele All-Pac-12 preseason second team 2015 Phil Steele All-Pac-12 preseason fourth team Community Service [...]

2017-11-14T11:47:25+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Home, Semifinalist Spotlight|

A.J. Cole, III – North Carolina State University – Punter

  Academics ACC Academic Honor Roll as a freshman and sophomore Named to the Dean's List four times Enrolled in an advanced bachelor's degree program (taking undergrad and graduate classes at the same time) Will earn his undergrad and master's degrees in just four-and-half years College of Engineering [...]

2017-11-15T08:44:34+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Home, Semifinalist Spotlight|

Brent Stockstill – Middle Tennessee State University – Quarterback

Academics Named to Dean's List each semester at MT Named to 2016 C-USA All-Academic Team Named a 2017 Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sports-Scholar Award winner Earned the Terry Whiteside Award for excellence in academics, football, strength training, community service and campus activities Earned the team's Sophomore Academic Award Named [...]

2017-11-14T11:38:37+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Home, Semifinalist Spotlight|

“First and Forever” – Bob Casciola and Jon Land – PODCAST EXCLUSIVE

Wuerffel Trophy National Selection Committee Member Bob Casciola (photo National Football Foundation) Bob Casciola has had quite a life in the game of football.  Deep and broad, he's seen it all. We first met Bob 13 years ago when he became a national selection committee member of the [...]

2017-11-14T19:29:30+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Podcasts|

Courtney Love – University of Kentucky – Linebacker

Academics Named to the 2016 SEC Academic Honor Roll Graduated in May of 2017 with a degree in community and leadership development Currently working on a second degree in communications Serves as one of UK football’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) representatives for the second straight seasons Athletics One [...]

2017-11-14T11:40:33+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Home, Semifinalist Spotlight|

Gabe Brandner – Duke University – Offensive Line

Academics Academic All-District III, 1st team, 2015, All-ACC Academic Football Team, 2015All-ACC Academic Football Team, 2016 - NOTE: To be eligible for consideration, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during his academic career. The league [...]

2017-11-14T11:40:57+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Home, Semifinalist Spotlight|

Blaise Taylor – Arkansas State University – Defensive Back

  Academics Research indicates he is the only current FBS player in the nation to earn his bachelor’s and master’s degrees before the start of his true senior season (two degrees in 3.5 years) Graduated Magna Cum Laude in August 2016 Arkansas State University Chancellor’s List, Arkansas State University [...]

2017-11-14T11:43:22+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Home, Semifinalist Spotlight|

Daniel Carlson – Auburn University – Kicker

Academics Business Administration Major (undergrad) Finance Major (graduate school) Graduated in three years with a bachelor's degree in finance; will complete an MBA this school year Athletics 4 year starter at kicker 2015, 2016 second team All-America; first team all-SEC 2015, 2016 Lou Groza Award finalist 2016 SEC [...]

2017-11-14T11:44:39+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Home, Semifinalist Spotlight|

Frank Ragnow – University of Arkansas – Offensive Line

Academics 2016 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll Honoree 2014-15 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll Athletics Senior (2017) Senior Class Award Candidate Pro Football Focus All-American Watch (Through Week 6) Pro Football Focus National Team of the Week (Week 4) Pro Football Focus SEC Team of the Week (Week [...]

2017-11-14T11:46:33+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Home, Semifinalist Spotlight|
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