Two Brevard College Football student athletes – seniors Tyler Gregory and Ryan Jordan – have been named members of the 2019 National Football Foundation (NFF) Hampshire Honor Society. Nominated by their respective schools, members of the NFF Hampshire Honor Society must have completed their final year of playing eligibility in 2018, maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their college careers, met all mandated progress towards their degree requirements, and have been starters or significant contributors throughout the 2018 season.
Gregory, a senior Business and Organizational Leadership Major, played both running back and quarterback during his career with the Tornados. He rushed for 670 yards and 12 touchdowns while also passing for 326 yards and four touchdowns. A prolific receiver as well, he grabbed 72 receptions for 762 yards and six touchdowns in his career.
Jordan, studied Criminal Justice and played quarterback for the Tornados. In ten career games, Jordan completed 54 passes for 647 yards.
Gregory and Jordan were each awarded with membership in this year’s Honor Society and will receive a certificate commemorating his achievement.
“Nationwide there are thousands of football players excelling in the classroom, and they are going on to become great leaders. The NFF Hampshire Honor Society continues to grow and allows us to shine a light on their hard work,” said Hanson.
Brevard College is consistently recognized as one of the best liberal arts colleges. The College’s focus on experiential learning, small class sizes, and location the mountains of Western North Carolina near Asheville makes Brevard a top choice college for students around the world.