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Virginia LB Micah Kiser (Gilman) wins Campbell Trophy as football's top scholar-athlete

Virginia LB Micah Kiser (Gilman) wins Campbell Trophy as football's top scholar-athlete

Virginia senior inside linebacker Micah Kiser (Gilman) was named the William V. Campbell Trophy winner, the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame announced Tuesday night.

The 28th Campbell Trophy was presented to Kiser at the 60th Annual NFF Annual Awards Dinner at the New York Hilton Midtown. The award, known as the “Academic Heisman,” recognizes an individual as the best football scholar-athlete in the nation from a pool that included all NCAA divisions and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.

"My entire life, my parents [Donna and Michael Kiser] have challenged me to be the best I could be in everything I did," Kiser said in...

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