Varsity Football · Billings, Johnson, and Pride commit to play college football


Three Westminster football players signed commitment papers on Wednesday to play college football next year. Jackson Billings has accepted a preferred walk-on position at Auburn University, Alex Johnson has signed with Sewanee, and Nathaniel Pride signed to play at Rhodes College.

Jackson Billings finished with 1,250 passing yards and completed 101 of 129 attempts for a 78.29 completion percentage. He had a 194.42 passer rating that included 16 passing touchdowns. He finished the 2019 season with the highest single season QB rating in school history and finished 5th all-time leading passer in WCA program history. As a receiver, Billings had 1,547 receiving yards, 151 catches (most in program history), averaged 10.25 yards per reception, and had 13 receiving touchdowns. He finished as the 3rd all-time leading receiver in WCA program history. He also had 1,402 rushing yards on 190 carries (7.38 yards per carry) and 23 rushing touchdowns. He finished 8th all-time in leading rushers in WCA program history. His stat totals include 4,199 all-purpose yards and 52 touchdowns. Jackson was named Honorable Mention All-Huntsville 2018 and 1st Team All-Huntsville in 2019. He was Honorable Mention All-Region in 2017 and 1st Team All-Region in 2018 and 2019. He was the 3A Region 8 MVP in 2019 and All-State in 2018 and 2019.

Alex Johnson was a 3 year starter on the offensive line. He was named to the 2018 2nd Team All-Region Team and he was part of the 1st Team All-Region Team in 2019.

Nathaniel Pride had 176 career solo tackles, 74 career assists, 250 career total tackles (4th best in program history), 45 career tackles for loss (most in program history), 13 career sacks (most in program history), 3 forced fumbles and 3 fumble recoveries, 6 career blocked kicks, and he did not allow a sack in the 2019 season. Pride was named to the 1st Team All-Huntsville Defense in 2018 and 1st Team All-Huntsville Offense in 2019. He was 3A Region 8 Defensive Lineman of the Year in 2019 and 1st Team All-State in 2018 and 2019.

Congratulations!