Millsaps defensive lineman earns spot on CFA DIII Preseason Starting Lineup

Story courtesy: Millsaps Athletics

On Tuesday, the 2020 College Football America Yearbook‘s NCAA Division III Preseason Starting Lineup was released. This is CFA’s version of a preseason All-American team.

For Millsaps College, rising senior Liam Vincifora was named to the starting lineup along the defensive line. This is the first, in what will likely be many, preseason honors for the Covington, Louisiana native. 

Last season, Vincifora was the 2019 Southern Athletic Association Defensive Player of the Year and a First Team All-SAA selection. He was named First Team All-South Region by, a Second Team All-American by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA), and a Third Team All-American by He was was also the Majors’ nominee for the C Spire Conerly Trophy. 

He totaled 59 tackles, 32 of them solo, 21 tackles-for-loss, 14 sacks, 1 forced fumble, 2 fumble recoveries, 4 QB hurries and 4 pass breakups.

Vincifora led the SAA, and ended the regular-season ranked third in all of NCAA Division III in sacks. He also led the league in tackles-for-loss, and recorded at least a share of sack in 8 of the 10 games Millsaps played last season.