4 Hawkeyes Named to 2024 NFF Hampshire Honor Society

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Four senior members of the University of Iowa football team have been named to the 2024 National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society. Student-athletes recognized include defensive end Ethan Hurkett, offensive lineman Mason Richman, defensive back Quinn Schulte and wide receiver Kaden Wetjen.

In its 18th year, the Hampshire Honor Society recognizes football players who are a starter or a significant contributor in 2023, have been enrolled in school at least three years and achieved a 3.2 cumulative grade point average (4.0 scale) or better throughout their college career.

Iowa is one of 25 colleges and universities to have at least one honoree in each of the 18 years of recognition.

Hurkett, a native of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, carried a 3.77 GPA while majoring in management and is a three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection. On the field, Hurkett played in 13 games in 2023, recording 49 tackles (25 solo, 24 assists), six tackles for a loss, one interception, one fumble recovery and three quarterback hurries.

Richman had a 3.61 GPA as a sports and recreation management major. The Leawood, Kansas, native started at left tackle in all 14 games in 2023 and was an honorable mention All-Big Ten honoree by league coaches and media. He is a three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection.

Schulte is CLAS non-degree student and holds a 3.72 GPA. The Cedar Rapids, Iowa, native also earned Academic All-Big Ten honors four straight seasons and was a CSC second-team Academic All-American last season. Schulte was named honorable mention All-Big Ten by league coaches and media after starting at free safety in all 14 games in 2023. He recorded 65 tackles (40 solo, 25 assists), one interception and four pass break-ups on the season.

Wetjen, a Williamsburg, Iowa, native, is an enterprise leadership major with a 3.33 GPA and was an Academic All-Big Ten selection in 2023. He played in all 14 games, leading the team in kickoff (23.9 yards) and punt (9.0 yards) average.

The Hampshire Honor Society recognizes players from college football programs at all levels. The complete list can be found on the NFF website, footballfoundation.org.

The Hawkeyes will wrap up spring football with an open practice presented by U.S. Cellular on April 20 in Kinnick Stadium.