SFA duo honored for their work in the classroom
Willie Jefferson named SLC Newcomer of the Year
SFA football goes in search of fourth consecutive victory Saturday
Is expected to battle for a starting role
Brings a high level of intensity to the 'Jacks' defensive front
Played in 11 games during his junior campaign, earning two starts.
2010 (Junior): Utilized his redshirt season.
2009 (Sophomore): Jené Carter Award recipient ...Played in 11 games earning two starts ... Recorded 17 tackles, including eight solo stops ... Finished the season with six tackles for losses and 4.5 sacks ... Also recovered a fumble ... Recorded three tackles, including a season-high two sacks and a safety against Texas College ... Posted four tackles, including one for a loss, in the conference clinching win at Northwestern State ... Recorded four two tackle performances.
Junior College: Posted 31 tackles and 3.5 sacks in 2008 ... Part of TVCC defense that finished 14th in the nation in total defense ... Team also finished 10th in nation in passing defense, allowing only 130.3 ypg ... Two-star recruit according to Scout.com ... A two-time 2005 and 2004 District 15-4A defensive MVP for Waxahachie ... A 2004 All-DFW metroplex second-team defensive selection.
High School: A two-time all-district selection at Waxahachie High School ... Also garnered all-metroplex honors ... Named defensive MVP and Old Spice Player of the Year.
Personal: Son of Mark and Lana Fincher ... Married to Amelia Jo Fincher ... Born Nov. 11, 1987, in Duncanville, Texas ... Majoring in kinesiology and wildlife management.