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UB's DeWeen and Roberts named to Hampshire Honor Society


BUFFALO -- University at Buffalo seniors Kyle DeWeen and Tim Roberts have been named to the National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society – comprised of college football players who maintained a cumulative 3.2 or better grade point average throughout their college career. It is the seventh straight year a UB player has made the list.
DeWeen is a business administration major with a 3.64 grade point average. DeWeen was the Bulls starting punter in 2017 and averaged 40.6 yards per punt. The Niagara Falls native finished his two-year career with the Bulls as the program record holder for career punt average (40.1). DeWeen was also a 2017 Academic All-MAC selection.
Roberts is a social science interdisciplinary major with a 3.68 grade point average. The senior safety ranked sixth on the team in tackles with 62. He also had a tackle for loss, an interception and a forced fumble on the year. The Hahnville, LA native was also a 2017 Academic All-District, Academic All-MAC and MAC Distinguished Scholar Athlete selection.
The National Football Foundation honored 1,251 players in 2018 - a new high water mark, eclipsing the previous record of 1,103 honorees in 2017. The 303 schools with members is also a new high. The initiative has now honored 8,994 student-athletes since its inception, and the program has experienced growth every year in either members or school participation since its launch in 2007.
The entire list can be seen here.
UB's Hamsphire Honor Society Members
2008 – Jamey Richard
2009 – Drew Willy
2012 – Peter Fardon
2013 – Graham Whinery
2014 - Colby Way, Alex Neutz
2015 – Lee Skinner, Jake Silas
2016 – Tyler Grassman, Matt Weiser, Ron Willoughby
2017 – Corbin Grassman
2018 – Kyle DeWeenTim Roberts

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