Sam Houston named Player of the Year finalist by the S.C. Football Hall of Fame

Sam Houston named Player of the Year finalist by the S.C. Football Hall of Fame
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Sam Houston named Player of the Year finalist  by the S.C. Football Hall of Fame

Tigerville, S.C. – North Greenville middle linebacker Sam Houston has been selected as one of 25-finalist for the South Carolina Football Hall of Fame Player of the Year.

Houston ranks among the top tacklers in the country and in the state, racking up 10.4 tackles per game. He is currently ranked 18th in the country in that category, spearheading the North Greenville defense. Houston is the team leader in tackles with 83 and tackles for loss with eight. He also has one quarterback sack, two break-ups and two deflections.

His season high this season came against the Citadel where the Easley native had 18 total stops against one of the nation’s top FCS offenses. Houston and the Crusaders will take on Wingate University this Saturday at 2:30pm.

Sam Houston is among names such as Ben Bouldware and Mike Williams of Clemson, Mason Randolph of Oklahoma State, and Chris Lammons of the University of South Carolina. Voting ends on December 11, 2016. For more information on the other candidates as well as the opportunity to vote, CLICK HERE