UWG Trio Named to Preseason All-America Team

Monday, July 22, 2013

Three UWG Wolves football standouts have added to the team’s list of preseasons accolades for the upcoming 2013 football season. Offensive tackle Brandon White, guard William Wright and linebacker Bobby Liggins have been named members of the 25th Annual USA College Football Division II Preseason All-Americans.

White, a senior from Cincinnati, Ohio, was named to USA Football’s All-America First Team. Wright, a senior from Coconut Creek, Fla., was a second team selection. Liggins, a senior from Hephzibah, Ga., was a third team selection.

Preseason honors have been plentiful for UWG’s offensive line duo this summer. Each was named a member of Lindy’s Preseason All-Division II Team, and Wright was chosen third team on the D2football.com preseason All-America Team. For Liggins, this is his first preseason All-America honor.

All three UWG standouts have been post-season honorees in their career. White was named Gulf South Conference Offensive Freshman of the Year in 2010, and was a second team All-GSC choice in 2011. Wright and Liggins were named All-GSC Team Second Team following the 2012 season.

The 2013 Wolves officially report back to campus August 15 for the beginning of preseason camp. UWG begins its new season September 7 at Mars Hill College in Mars Hill, N.C.