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Former Pointer QB Swank Honored by National Football Foundation

DALLAS, TX (Press Release) – Former UW-Stevens Point quarterback Jake Swank (Oregon, Wis.) has been named to the National Football Foundation's (NFF) 2011 Hampshire Honor Society, the NFF recently announced.

For his career, Swank played in 41 games splitting time between quarterback and wide receiver. He finished with 35 career touchdowns, four rushing and 31 through the air and threw for 3,155 yards. In 2010 he played in all 10 games, starting nine. He went 125-for-249 on pass attempts tallying 1,760 yards and 19 touchdowns.

Around the WIAC, UW-Eau Claire's Drew Adamczak, Mark Bader, Dan Mahaffey and Ben Shea along with UW-Whitewater's Aaron Rusch also received recognition. The NFF Hampshire Honor Society honors college football players from every division (I, II and III).

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 entire course of undergraduate study; and meeting all NCAA-mandated progress towards degree requirements.


Courtesy: UWSP Press Release

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