May 4, 2010
Center Valley, Pa. - The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced Tuesday the members of the 2010 NFF Hampshire Honor Society, and four Patriot League schools were represented with a total of 13 student-athletes on the list.
The Hampshire Honor Society is comprised of college football players from all divisions of play who each maintained a 3.2 GPA or better. A total of 620 players from 246 schools qualified for membership in the society's fourth year, an 80 percent increase from the inaugural class in 2007.
Bucknell, Holy Cross and Lafayette all notched four selections to the list, and were among fewer than 60 schools nationwide that had four or more student-athletes named to the Hampshire Honor Society. Lehigh also had one selection on the list.
Representing Bucknell on the list were Greg Jones, Sam Nana-Sinkam, Justin Pulgrano and Casey Williams. Selections for Holy Cross included Andrew Cialino, Joe Kosich, Quentin Liggins and Chris Smith. Lafayette's honorees were Chris Cosgrove, Ryan Hart-Predmore, Rob Curley and Mark Leggiero, while Lehigh's Frank Giacalone rounds out the selections from the Patriot League.
Qualifications for membership in the NFF Hampshire Honor Society include: being a starter or a significant substitute in one's last year of eligibility at an accredited 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 the entire course of undergraduate study; and meeting all NCAA-mandated progress towards degree requirements.