Four Ashland University football players have been inducted into the 2024 NFF Hampshire Honor Society, announced by the National Football Foundation. The honorees include Fullback Isaac Hadley, Quarterback Trent Maddox, Wide receiver Jake McLoughlin, and Right tackle Ryan Pool, each maintaining impressive GPAs in various majors.

By the Numbers
  • 1,989 players from 339 colleges and universities are part of the 2024 NFF Hampshire Honor Society.
  • 56 Ashland football players have received NFF Hampshire Honor Society status since 2008.
  • 52 of the Ashland honorees have been recognized since 2015.
Yes, But

The NFF Hampshire Honor Society criteria includes a minimum GPA of 3.2, but also requires players to have been starters or significant contributors throughout the 2023 season, which might limit the pool of eligible candidates.

State of Play
  • The NFF Hampshire Honor Society includes college football players across NCAA divisions, NAIA, and sprint football with strong academic records.
  • This recognition highlights the balance of academic and athletic excellence among student-athletes.
What's Next

The continuous recognition of Ashland University football players in the NFF Hampshire Honor Society underscores the institution's commitment to producing scholar-athletes dedicated to both academic and athletic success.

Bottom Line

Ashland University's football program continues to shine not only on the field but also in academics, with four players exemplifying the ideal balance as they secure a spot in the prestigious 2024 NFF Hampshire Honor Society.