Five Wildcats Named to Preseason All-PFL Team
ST. LOUIS – Five Wildcats were named to the Preseason All-Pioneer Football League Team, announced by the league Wednesday.
Davidson landed three on the offensive side, backfield mates Dylan Sparks and Coy Williams, along with offensive lineman Khalil Miller. The PFL Defensive Freshman of the Year, Jonathan Hammond, joined linebacker Jake Alexander on the defensive side.
Sparks and Williams led a one-two punch in the backfield, combining for 11 touchdowns. Each were selected to the All-PFL first team, along with Miller, an anchor on the offensive line. The ‘Cats were the FCS statistical rushing champs for the second time in three years, earning 280.0 yards per game.
Alexander was named to the first team after filling the stat sheet this spring with 40 tackles, 4.0 for loss, a sack and a forced fumble. Hammond was a problem for opposing offenses in his first season, forcing three turnovers, recovering a pair of them including a touchdown. He added 22 tackles, 9.5 for loss, and made 4.0 sacks, earning the league’s top defensive freshman distinction.
Davidson returns nine of their program-best 11 All-PFL performers and six of the nine honorable mention honorees.