68 Ian Saxton
68 Ian Saxton
Height: 6'4
Weight: 268
Year: Sr.
Hometown: St. Joseph, Mo.
High School: Benton HS
Position: OL

2010 - Ian Saxton started all 11 games for MSSU at center in 2010 and earned All-MIAA honors. This season, Saxton comes in as a preseason honorable mention All-American and the anchor of the Lions’ offensive line.

2009 – Started in every game the Lions played in 2009 … was a mainstay on the offensive line that helped the Lions gain 1,640 yards on the ground and 2,000 yards through the air.

In 2008: Started in all 11 games last year and should again be a mainstay on the Lions’ offensive line ... helped the Lions’ offensive attack average 138.6 yards a game on the ground and 193.6 through the air.

In 2007: Saxton redshirted.

In High School: Named Mr. Benton Football as a senior…earned first-team all-conference and all-district honors for coach Derek Wilson… named second-team all-state selection and to the St. Joseph News Press all-star team.           

Personal: Major is environmental health … born on October 14, 1988 … son of Kenny and Kelly Saxton. … Favorite thing about Lion Football: The Brotherhood … My sports hero as a kid was: Lance Armstrong.