April 11, 2018
THE FLATS – Georgia Tech football’s Zach Matthews was one of 1,251 college football student-athletes across all levels named to the 2018 National Football Foundation (NFF) Hampshire Honor Society on Wednesday.
In its 12th year, the Hampshire Society honors football student-athletes that:
either exhausted his athletic eligibility or will graduate andnot return to the playing field 2018; was a starter or significantcontributor in 2017; attained a minimum undergraduate grade pointaverage of at least 3.2 as an undergraduate.
Matthews played in all 11 games as a junior in 2017 and led Georgia Tech with 13 special-teams tackles (10 on kickoffs, three in punt coverage) — four more than the Yellow Jackets’ next-highest tackles total on special teams.
He maintains a 3.82 grade point average and is set to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering this summer. Georgia Tech’s mechanical engineering program is ranked No. 3 nationally in U.S. News & World Report’s most recent “Best Colleges” rankings.
2018 Georgia Tech football season tickets are on sale now. In addition to being guaranteed the best seats for all six home games at Bobby Dodd Stadium this season (including ACC showdowns versus defending division champions Clemson and Miami), season-ticket holders will receive a long list of exclusive benefits. Season-ticket holder benefits include discounts on concessions, a limited-edition adidas shirt for each ticket purchased and a special Georgia Tech water bottle that can be brought into the stadium and refilled at new water-bottle filling stations. For more information and to purchase season tickets online, visit ramblinwreck.com/football18.