Richard Williams, Dixie State University's president, understandably is looking forward to the St. George school's move into NCAA Division I athletics in 2020. DSU defensive back Alex Lilliard had to remind the president to not get too far ahead of himself.
Lilliard and the Trailblazers' other seniors have one more season to play in the Division II Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, before the program becomes an FCS independent. So as Williams addressed the team and talked about the future, Lilliard took a step back into the present.
DSU's building toward big opportunities in 2020 undoubtedly made the job more attractive to coach Paul Peterson when he moved from Snow College in December.