Former Falcon great Chris Howard mentioned by NFF

    Chris Howard, a 1991 graduate of the Air Force Academy and two-year football lettermen, is featured below in the National Football Foundation countdown to the 25th Campbell Trophy, awared to the best scholar-athlete in college football. Howard was the winner in 1990.

    25 Weeks to the 25th Campbell Trophy: Chris Howard - 1990

    In recognition of the 25th Anniversary of the William V. Campbell Trophy, which will be awarded Dec. 9 to the absolute best scholar-athlete in the country for his academic success, football performance and exemplary community leadership, the NFF will highlight one of the previous winners each week until the 57th NFF Annual Awards Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.

    This week's honoree is running back Chris Howard, an Academic All-American at Air Force who received the inaugural Campbell Trophy in 1990. Currently the President at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, Howard's "partial" list of accomplishments includes earning his wings as a helicopter pilot, serving in Afghanistan as an intelligence officer where he earned a Bronze Star, Harvard MBA, manager of a $100 million Bristol-Myers Squibb HIV/AIDS initiative in southern Africa, founder of a non-profit foundation and a member of General Electric's Corporate Initiative Group. Click here to learn more about Howard.