NDSU’s Hankey named to FCS ADA Academic All-Star Team
CLEVELAND – North Dakota State linebacker Jackson Hankey was among the 50 student-athletes selected to the Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association Academic All-Star Team for the 2021 season.
Hankey, a senior from Park River, N.D., currently enrolled in the Master of Business Administration program, has started all 14 games and leads the Bison in tackles for the third year-in-a-row with 93 total tackles, heading into the championship game match-up with Montana State.
Football players from all FCS institutions are eligible for the award. Each of the nominees were required to have a minimum grade point average of 3.20 (on a 4.00 scale) in undergraduate or graduate study and have been a starter or key player with legitimate athletic credentials. They must have reached their second year of athletics and academic standing at the nominated institution and have completed a minimum of one full academic year at the nominated institution. They also must have participated in 50% of the games played at their designated position.