Junior linebacker Sebastian Swift was one of three linebackers named to the CFA Defense Starting Lineup
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BOURBONNAIS, Ill. - The College Football America 2016 Yearbook, CFA's version of an All-America team, has selected its NAIA Starting Lineup for offense and defense. Olivet Nazarene University, among 21 other NAIA programs, was represented by linebacker Sebastian Swift (JR/El Cajon, Calif.). Swift is one of three linebackers and 13 total were named to the defensive squad.
Moving into his third year with the ONU, Swift will help lead the Tiger defense under the leader of new head coach Eric Hehman and defensive coordinator Greg Youngblood. In 2015, as a sophomore, Swift was selected All-MSFA Midwest Second Team Defense for the first time. He was one of four linebackers selected out of 13 total on the team. He started all 11 games for the Tigers, finishing with a team-high 139 tackles (57-82). He had eight and a half tackles for loss for 32 yards, three interceptions four 43 yards, one sack for two yards, one forced fumble, one recovery and three pass break ups. Swift was third in the MSFA and seventh in the NAIA in tackles per game (12.6).
The Publisher of College Football America 2016 Yearbook, Kendall Webb, and his staff help feature more than 930 college football teams from the United States and Canada over the course of more than 300 striking, full-color pages. That includes every team from the NCAA (FBS, FCS, Division II and Division III), NAIA, NJCAA, CCCAA and Canada Interuniversity Sport (CIS). It also includes updates on club football, one-year postgraduate prep/sports academies and Mexican college football, along with dozens of action shots and stadium photos.
2016 College Football America Starting Lineup
QB Nick Ferrer St. Francis (IN) Jr.
RB Nolan Saraceni Montana Tech Sr.
RB Michael Bowles Lyon Sr.
WR Krishawn Hogan Marian Sr.
WR Clarence Clark Baker Jr.
TE Marcus Lenhardt College of Idaho Jr.
OL Taylor Mitchell Grand View Sr.
OL Mitch Butterfield Friends Jr.
OL Kevin Lonergan St. Xavier Sr.
OL Ryan Stemple Montana Tech Sr.
OL David Roberson Pikeville Sr.
PK Cristian Casillas MidAmerica Nazarene Jr.
KR Stephen Simms St. Xavier Sr.
Pos. Name School Yr.
DL D'Vonn Brown SAGU Sr.
DL Trey Barnes Concordia (NE) Sr.
DL Zach Lanning Ottawa (KS) Sr.
DL Sam Van Ginkel Northwestern (IA) Sr.
LB Aaron Cooper Kentucky Christian Sr.
LB Alden Mann Wayland Baptist Sr.
LB Sebastian Swift Olivet Nazarene Jr.
DB Nick Holshoe Concordia (MI) Sr.
DB Carl Morgan SAGU Jr.
DB Nate Moore College of Idaho Sr.
DB Julius Rucker Southern Oregon Sr.
P Eddie Juarez Sterling Sr.
PR Allen Cooks Lindsey Wilson Jr.