Youngstown State Safety Kyle Hedgedus is one of 185 semi-finalists for the William. V. Campbell Trophy.

The award is presented to the best football scholar-athlete combined with academic success, football performance, and leadership.

The semifinalists will be reduced to 12-14 finalists next month, and the award will be presented at the National Football Foundation Awards dinner in December in New York City.

The nominees must be a senior or graduate student and in their final year of eligibility, have at least a 3.2-grade point average on a 4.0 scale.