Saginaw Valley State University senior defensive tackle Heath Williams has been named to the College Football America Yearbook 2019 Division II Preseason Starting Lineup as the 2019 season approaches.
Williams, a native of East Lansing, Michigan, had a breakout junior campaign in helping lead the Cardinals to an 8-3 overall record and 5-3 mark in the GLIAC. He stood-out as one of the top defensive linemen in the league in 2018, registering a GLIAC-best 13 sacks and 19 tackles-for-loss. He ranked 5th on the team with 56 tackles, adding a forced fumble. His 17.5 career sacks move him into the No. 10 spot all-time at Saginaw Valley State University and the 13.5 sacks are the third-best single season figure. He was named to the All-GLIAC First Team and would go on to earn a pair of All-Super Region Three honors and being named to the Don Hansen Football Gazette's All-American First Team.
SVSU gets its 2019 season underway on Saturday, September 7 at Texas A&M-Kingsville. The Cardinals' home slate begins on September 14 versus Tiffin. Click here to view the complete 2019 SVSU Football Schedule.
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