Willie Jefferson was of one of two 'Jacks to receive College Sports Madness All-America honors.
Dec. 6, 2011
NACOGDOCHES, Texas -
Senior offensive lineman George Bias and junior Willie Jefferson have been named 2011 College Sports Madness FCS All-Americans announced publication officials Tuesday morning. Bias received first-team honors, while Jefferson was a second-team selection.
Bias worked his way into the starting lineup during his freshman year, and never looked back helping produce one of the nation's most prolific passing attacks in school history. Bias battled through injuries during his final season to help SFA lead the nation in pass protection despite putting the ball in the air close to 600 times.
A Baylor transfer, Jefferson had a huge impact during his first season in Nacogdoches. The 2011 SLC Newcomer of the Year, Jefferson led the conference, and finished tied for fourth in the nation averaging 1.36 sacks per game. SFA as a team finished tops in the country averaging nearly 4.5 sacks per contest. Jefferson also finished the year with 29 tackles and two interceptions, both of which were returned for touchdowns.
The Lumberjacks closed out the 2011 campaign winning their final five games to record their third consecutive winning season.