Hampden-Sydney Punter Named Semifinalist for Football Scholar-Athlete Award

George Langhammer punting

The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) recently announced that George A. Langhammer (Alpha Tau–Hampden-Sydney ’22), the punter for the Hampden-Sydney College football team,  has been named a semifinalist for the 2023 William V. Campbell Trophy. The award recognizes an individual as the absolute best football scholar-athlete in the nation for his combined academic success, football performance, and exemplary leadership.

George LanghammerA six-time Dean’s List honoree, George is a senior majoring in foreign affairs with a minor in Spanish. He is a member of the Honor Court, Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa, The Alexander Hamilton Society, The Wilson Center for Leadership in The Public Interest, and The Society for Collegiate Journalists. He holds leadership roles include being a Senior Rhetoric tutor, a three-year member of the Honor Court, Section Editor for the student newspaper, a founding member and former President of Phi Alpha Delta-Professional Law Fraternity, Orientation and Service Leader, and a tour guide for the Office of Admission. He has weekly mentored a local elementary school student, shadowed in the local hospital, and participated in numerous volunteer service projects.

George entered this season with a 40.1-yard career punting average on 53 punts in 21 games. He has six career punts longer than 50 yards, including a career-long of 67 yards.

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