Alex Downard
Alex Downard
IRVING, Texas - The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced today the members of the 2020 NFF Hampshire Honor Society, which is comprised of college football players from all divisions of play who each maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their college careers. Senior Alex Downard, a Campbell Trophy semifinalist back in the fall, was named to the NFF Hampshire Honor Society Tuesday.

An impressive 1,447 players from 365 schools qualified for membership in the Society's 14th year. Manchester University football has now had at least one representative inducted every year since 2013.

Qualifications for membership in the NFF Hampshire Honor Society include:

• Being a starter or a significant contributor in one's last year of eligibility (or a senior who has declared for the NFL Draft) at an NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision, Football Championship Subdivision, Division II, Division III or an NAIA college or university;

• Achieving a 3.2 cumulative grade point average throughout entire course of undergraduate study; and

• Meeting all NCAA/NAIA mandated progress towards degree requirements.