Huzzie named All-American by Athlon Sports
Published 9:27 am Wednesday, December 28, 2022
JOHNSON CITY – Make is a touchdown and an extra-point for defensive back Alijah Huzzie (Franklin, Ga.).
Huzzie picked up his seventh All-American honor for the 2022 season on Tuesday as Athlon Sports released its postseason awards.
Huzzie, a first team all-Southern Conference selection, finished this past season with 59 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss, six interceptions, 16 pass break-ups and 22 passes defended. The Franklin, Ga. native started all 11 games for the Blue and Gold this past season where he posted a career-high 12 tackles and a season-high five pass break-ups against Furman, while posting five or more tackles in six games. Huzzie recorded an interception in three straight games against Robert Morris, Chattanooga and VMI, while having a 38-yard interception return for a touchdown in the season-opening win over Mars Hill.
Huzzie led all FCS players in passes defended and was third in interceptions per game, while his six interceptions were tied for second-most among FCS players at the end of the regular season.
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