Leading up to the opening game of the Villanova football season on August 29 against Syracuse, Fact on Villanova Sports will be counting down the days between now and the beginning of the football season using the jersey numbers of Villanova football players of the past and present. For as many numbers as possible, effort will be taken to introduce players from the current team, with the exception of "important" players from the past.a Also, it's a ton of work to get pictures of all the players, so it may be incomplete. Oh well.
Defensive Line: 2010-2013
After injuries on the defensive line forced him into action as a true freshman, Antoine Lewis stepped up and started at defensive end, and played at a very high level, especially in the running game as Villanova advanced all the way to the national semifinal, where they lost to Eastern Washington. After the departure of Thomas Weaver after the 2010 season, Lewis moved on to defensive tackle, where he would start for three seasons and play at an extremely high level.
Finished his career with 206 total tackles, 19 tackles for loss, four sacks, three pass deflections, two forced fumbles, and a blocked kick.