The Hendrix football team had three players named to the National Football Foundation National Hampshire Society.

To be eligible for the award, student-athletes must have finished their final year of playing eligibility in 2018 and achieved a 3.2 cumulative GPA.

Joel Brackett, Travis England and Collin Mayer were recipients for the prestigious award. 

Brackett, of Rogers, recorded 29 total tackles including five tackles for loss for a combined 26 yards.

In addition to starting nine games on the 2018 season, Brackett recorded a sack for a loss of eight yards as well.

Brackett is a religion and choral music major with a 4.00 GPA.

England, a native of Elkins, started in six games and rushed 39 times for 98 yards and two scores.

England also caught 11 passes for 33 yards.

An environmental studies major, England has sustained a 3.5 GPA.

Mayer, who hails from Rogers, also, recorded a seventh-most 34 tackles with 5.5 of those coming for a loss of 20 yards.

Mayer recorded 1.5 sacks for a loss 13 yards and forced two fumbles on the 2018 season.

Mayer, a biology major, sustained a 3.75 GPA.

An all-time high of 1,678 players from a record 430 schools qualified for membership in the National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society's 13th year of existence.

The 1,678 players honored in 2019 sets a new high, eclipsing the previous record of 1,274 honorees in 2018.

The 430 schools represented breaks the previous mark of 308 set in 2018.