Logan Rozeboom, a 5-11, 215 lb. senior linebacker from Hartley, Iowa, is one of 181 national semifinalists for the 2017 William V. Campbell Trophy, presented by Fidelity Investments.
The award recognizes an individual as the absolute best football scholar-athlete in the nation and is prominently displayed inside its official home at the New York Athletic Club.
The semifinalists were announced by the National Football Foundation (NFF) and College Hall of Fame.
Rozeboom, a three-year starter and a second-team All-Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) selection as a sophomore, is one of 10 players from NAIA institutions among the semifinalists. Rozeboom has a 3.67 cumulative grade point average (GPA) with a major in biology. He was a 2016 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete.
The NFF will announce 12 to 14 finalists on Nov. 1 and each of them will receive an $18,000 postgraduate scholarship as a member of the NFF National Scholar-Athlete Class, presented by Fidelity Investments. The finalists will travel to New York City for the 60th NFF Annual Awards Dinner on Dec. 5, where the Campbell Trophy winner will be announced and have his postgraduate scholarship increased to $25,000.
Morningside’s Beau Kildow was one of the national finalists for the 2009 Campbell Trophy, which was awarded to the University of Florida’s Tim Tebow.