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Curhan And Schlegel Selected To 2021 NFF Hampshire Honor Society

Apr 14, 2021
Jake Curhan and Drew Schlegel have been named to the 2021 NFF Hampshire Honor Society.

IRVING, Tex. – The National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame (NFF) announced Wednesday that a pair of former student-athletes from the 2020 Cal football team – Jake Curhan and Drew Schlegel – have been selected to the 2021 NFF Hampshire Honor Society, which is comprised of college football student-athletes from all divisions of play who each maintained a cumulative undergraduate 3.2 GPA or better throughout their collegiate careers. Selections must have completed their final season of collegiate eligibility in 2020. Student-athletes who have graduated or turned professional and are not returning to collegiate football are among the selections.

Below are notes on Curhan and Schlegel with their names linked to their extended Cal football bios.
Jake Curhan, OL, 6-6, 330, Larkspur, CA (Redwood HS)
Cal – 2016-20; Cumulative Undergraduate GPA – 3.51; Undergraduate Degree – Business Administration
– A two-time honorable mention All-Pac-12 selection in his final two campaigns as a 2019 junior and 2020 senior
– Started 40 of 42 possible games all at right tackle
– Had a string of 39 consecutive starts that spanned all 38 games of three consecutive seasons from 2017-19 and his 2020 season-opener as a senior at UCLA snapped when he did not start the next two back-to-back games at Oregon State and vs. Stanford due to COVID-19 protocols but did return to the starting lineup for the final collegiate contest of his career against Oregon
– Started a career-high-tying 13 games as both a 2018 sophomore and junior
– Honored with the Pac-12's annual academic recognition for three consecutive seasons as a second-team Pac-12 All-Academic selection as both a redshirt freshman and sophomore, as well as a member of the league's initial Pac-12 Academic Honor Roll that replaced its Pac-12 All-Academic teams as a junior while 2020 academic honors have yet to be announced
– A nominee for CoSIDA Academic All-America® honors as both a sophomore and junior with nominations not yet due for his senior campaign
Drew Schlegel, FB, 5-11, 225, Parker, CO (Regis Jesuit HS)
Cal – 2020
Kentucky – 2016-19; Cumulative Undergraduate GPA – 3.39; Undergraduate Degree – Business Administration
– Played in all four games possible with two starts at Cal as a graduate transfer during a 2020 season that was shortened to four games due to COVID-19
– Contributed two receptions for 14 yards in his lone season at Cal in 2020
– Played in 28 career games including four seasons at Kentucky (2016-19) and finished with three career receptions for 26 yards while adding seven tackles and two kick returns for nine yards
– Participated in a career-high all 13 games in his final campaign at Kentucky as a 2019 junior