Penn State’s Kyle Carter and Ben Kline were named to the National Football Foundation’s 2016 Hampshire Honor Society, the athletic department announced Wednesday.
To be eligible for the membership, a players much be a starter or significant contributor in their last year of eligibility with a grade point average a 3.20 or higher throughout their entire undergraduate studies.
Carter, tight end, graduated with a kinesiology degree in December. He was a four-time Academic All-Big Ten selection and appeared in 46 games with 19 starts. This past season he led the tight ends with 14 catches for 135 yards. He is also hoping to play in the NFL.
Kline graduated in December with a finance degree and a 3.76 grade point average. He is currently working on his master's degree in international affairs.