Thursday, June 30, 2022

W&M Football Earns Preseason National Ranking by Athlon Sports

The William & Mary Tribe Football team celebrating (Courtesy of William & Mary Tribe Athletics)

WILLIAMSBURG — Excitement and optimism continue to build for the William & Mary football team’s upcoming 2022 campaign as it garnered a preseason national ranking by Athlon Sports (No. 23).

W&M is coming off a successful 2021 campaign in which it totaled the program’s most wins since 2015 and garnered a national ranking multiple weeks.

Additionally, the Tribe finished last season with the Colonial Athletic Association’s most productive rushing offense and placed seven standouts on the postseason all-conference team, highlighted by All-America defensive end Nate Lynn, a Buck Buchanan Award Finalist for national defensive player of the year, and quarterback Darius Wilson, the CAA Offensive Rookie of the Year.

In addition its all-conference standouts, W&M returns 17 players (7 offense / 10 defense) who earned at least five starts last season.

Information on how to secure Tribe Football tickets for the 2022 season is available at

The Tribe will open its 2022 slate at Charlotte on Friday, Sept. 2, with kickoff set for 7 p.m.

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