Friday, April 11, 2008
April 10, 2008
RALEIGH, N.C. - NC State placekicker Steven Hauschka, who connected on 95% of his kicks last season, has been honored by the National Football Foundation (NFF) and College Hall of Fame as a member of the 2008 NFF Hampshire Honor Society. This society is comprised of college football players from all divisions of play who maintained a 3.2 GPA or better.
Qualifications for membership into this year’s inaugural NFF Honor Society include being a starter or significant substitute in the last year of eligibility at an accredited NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision, Football Championship Subdivision, Division II, Division III or NAIA college or university; achieving a 3.2 cumulative grade point average throughout the entire course of undergraduate study; and meeting all NCAA-mandated progress towards degree requirements.
Hauschka, who connected on all 25 of his extra point attempts last season, was named the receipient of the ACC's Weaver-James-Corrigan Honorary Award earlier this spring. The Needham, Mass, native was a first-team Academic All-ACC performer following the 2007 campaign as well.