Former Oklahoma State wide receiver Anthony Hill was honored for his outstanding work in the classroom Wednesday as the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame () named him a member of the 2011 Hampshire Honor Society.
The group recognizes college football players from all divisions of play who each maintained a 3.2 or better. This year’s class marks the fifth anniversary of the initiative and the largest group (671 players from 241 schools) ever.
Hill, who completed his eligibility last season, has been an excellent student and community volunteer throughout his time at Oklahoma State. His long list of academic accomplishments include being named to the 2010 All-Academic Big 12 team, as well as membership in Phi Theta Kappa, Honors College and the commissioner’s honor roll at Coffeyville CC. His volunteer activities include trips to assist in Hurricane Katrina cleanup, Red Cross blood drives, United Way Feed The Needy and Harvesters Canned Food Drive.
Qualifications for membership in the Hampshire Honor Society include: being a starter or a significant substitute in one’s last year of eligibility at an accredited Football Bowl Subdivision, Football Championship Subdivision, Division II, Division , or an college or university; achieving a 3.2 cumulative grade point average throughout entire course of undergraduate study; and meeting all -mandated progress towards degree requirements and graduation.
For more on the 2011 Hampshire Honor Society, visit http://www.footballfoundation.org/nff/story/2260/nff-announces-members-2011-hampshire-honor-society.