SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Four Southern Conference football student-athletes are among the 169 nominees nationally for the 2018 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®, the American Football Coaches Association announced.
Furman’s Avery Armstrong, Mercer’s Isaiah Buehler, Samford’s Kevin Marion and Chattanooga’s Alex Trotter are among the nominees.
The Allstate AFCA Good Works Team® has been one of the most esteemed honors in college football for more than 25 years. The student-athletes who are nominated for this award not only demonstrate a unique dedication to community service and desire to make a positive impact on the lives around them, but they also show tremendous perseverance as well as the ability to overcome personal struggles and come out victorious against all odds.
The Allstate AFCA Good Works Team® is comprised of 11 players from the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision and 11 players from the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision, Divisions II, III and the NAIA and one honorary head coach. To be in consideration by Allstate and the AFCA for a nomination, each player must be actively involved with a charitable organization or service group while maintaining a strong academic standing.
The final roster of 22 award recipients and honorary head coach will be unveiled in September.
For the AFCA’s full release, click here.