December 4-5, 2018
New York, NY

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Dalton Risner

Student - Athlete, Kansas State University

2018 NFF National Scholar-Athlete and Campbell Trophy Finalist Dalton Risner is an All-American offensive lineman at Kansas State who holds a 3.60 GPA in Communication Studies. He has already earned his bachelor’s degree, and he twice earned First Team All-Big 12 honors and four times Academic All-Big 12 accolades. He has started every game of career, and he is only the only the fifth three-year captain in K-State history. A member of the AFCA Good Works Team, he started the RiseUp Foundation, which aims to inspire young people with special needs to fulfill their dreams.

Wednesday, December 05

The Student Athlete Experience

One of the most talked-about sessions from the 2017 Forum. Current student athletes, including National Football Foundation William V. Campbell Trophy finalists, will discuss the benefits of playing college sports and their academic, athletic and social experience.

Moderator: Jack Ford, Emmy and Peabody Award-Winning Journalist and Board Member, National Football Foundation
De'Arius Christmas, Student - Athlete, Grambling State University
Noah Knight, Former Student - Athlete, University of Missouri - Kansas City; and Chair, Division-I Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, NCAA
Michael Nzei, Student - Athlete, Seton Hall University
Dalton Risner, Student - Athlete, Kansas State University
Enna Selmanovic, Student - Athlete, University of Cincinnati
Jaila Tolbert, Student - Athlete, Virginia Tech