GRINNELL FOOTBALL PLAYERS BLUMBERG, SCHAID NAMED TO NATIONAL FOOTBALL FOUNDATION HAMPSHIRE HONOR SOCIETY
GRINNELL, Iowa – Two Grinnell College football players have been named members of the 2013 National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society.
Those earning the honor were Drew Blumberg ’13 and TJ Schaid ’13.
The society is comprised of college football players from all divisions of play who maintained a 3.2 GPA or better. A total of 703 players from 259 schools qualified for membership in the society’s seventh year.
Blumberg, a 6-1, 191-pound defensive back, was an All-Midwest Conference second-team selection in 2012. He was among the MWC leaders in pass breakups (eight), interceptions (four) and tackles (72). His tackle total ranked second on the team. He is also a two-time Academic All-District first-teamer.
Schaid, a 5-9, 187-pound running back from Walworth, Wis., was a two-time All-MWC selection, having earned the honor in 2010 and again in 2012. He led Grinnell in rushing in 2012 with 570 yards and a touchdown, and ranked second in receiving with 36 catches for 241 yards and three scores. He was a semifinalist for the National Football Foundation’s National Scholar-Athlete Award.