BUIES CREEK – Campbell’s Colin Gary and Michael Wooten have been named to the 2020 National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society, announced today by the NFF and College Hall of Fame.
The duo’s selection marks the eighth consecutive year that at least one Camel has made the list.
Michael Wooten was named to the Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association (FCS ADA) Academic All-Star Team, as well as the Big South All-Academic Team for the second straight season, starting all 11 CU games at tight end.
A 2019 CoSIDA Academic All-District Team honoree and semifinalist for the 2019 National Football Foundation Campbell Trophy, the redshirt senior started his final 32 career games for the Camels, posting a 10-yard catch at Charleston Southern. Another one of Campbell’s team captains, the Princeton, N.C. native was named to Phil Steele’s All-Big South teams for the second straight year, garnering third team honors.
Adding to his Hampshire Honor Society merits, Colin Gary capped his Campbell career with a school record 10 field goal makes in 2019. The Carrollton, Va. product was named the Big South’s week four Special Teams Player of the Week, drilling a school record 50-yard field goal as time expired to defeat Davidson, 31-29. He was also named honorable mention FCS Special Teams Player of the Week, with the 50-yard boot marking the second longest in the Big South in 2019.
He went a perfect 36-for-36 on PATs, while owning the Big South’s best field goal percentage among kickers with 10 or more attempts (83.3 percent, 10-for-12). Gary was one of Campbell’s team captains.
An impressive 1,432 players from 364 schools qualified for membership in the Society’s 14th year.
The 2020 NFF Hampshire Honor Society is comprised of college football players from all divisions of play who each maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their college careers.