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Maverick Football Player Alex Goettl a Finalist for William V. Campbell Trophy

Goettl is one of 12 finalists chosen from all divisions of college football and the only finalist from NCAA Division II.

Minnesota State University, Mankato Department of Intercollegiate Athletics News Release, 10-30-2019

Mankato, Minn. -- Minnesota State senior linebacker Alex Goettl (pictured) has been named as one of the 12 finalists for the 2019 William V. Campbell Trophy Presented by Mazda, as announced by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame today.

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. To be nominated, student-athletes must be a senior or graduate student in their final year of playing eligibility, must have a grade point average of at least 3.2 on a 4.0 scale, must be a starter or significant contributor and must have demonstrated strong leadership and citizenship.

Goettl is one of 12 finalists for the award and the only Division II finalist. Each finalist 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 62nd NFF Annual Awards Dinner on Tuesday, Dec. 10, where their accomplishments will be highlighted.

A complete news release is available here.

Click here to see tweet and video from the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.


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