Williamson named MVFC Defensive Player of the Week

    Williamson is in his first year with SIU and stepped in in Saturday's shutout of No. 9 Illinois.

    Williamson is in his first year with SIU and stepped in in Saturday's shutout of No. 9 Illinois.
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    Oct. 7, 2012

    ST. LOUIS - Tyler Williamson has been named Missouri Valley Football Conference Defensive Player of the Week. The sophomore linebacker led Southern Illinois with a career-high seven solo tackles in the Salukis’ 17-0 upset win at No. 9 Illinois State on Saturday.

    In a breakout performance, he also recorded a sack and his first career interception. Thrust into a bigger role as the Dawgs battled minor in-game injuries, the sophomore made big plays all over the field and also recorded two tackles for loss.


     

     

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