Hard-nosed performer along Army's defensive interior ... explodes off ball ... boasts high-energy "motor" and relentless drive to succeed ... physical defender ... fine athlete with excellent quickness ... craves contact ... capable of stuffing opponent's running game ... plays game with tremendous amount of enthusiasm ... showed steady progress this spring ... expected to shoulder starting role during final campaign ... enters preseason camp listed as starter at right tackle ... main component in Black Knights' revamped front wall ... sports valued "big-play" ability ... always around football ... particularly effective against run ... two-year letterman.
2004: Did not miss a single game ... broke into starting lineup during season's latter stages ... lined up with lead unit during each of season's final five contests ... made starting debut in road showing against East Carolina ... also started opposite Air Force, Tulane, UAB and Navy ... closed season with 24 tackles, including two for loss ... credited with nine primary hits ... involved in first career quarterback sack during season finale versus Navy ... closed season with career-high seven tackles opposite Mids ... registered four stops in starting effort at Tulane ... notched three hits versus Connecticut, including one behind line of scrimmage ... added three tackles in starting stints opposite East Carolina and UAB ... forged two hits against Air Force ... credited with one stop against both Louisville and Houston.
2003: Registered 21 tackles in 13 game appearances ... credited with 17 primary hits ... garnered career-high four stops in Homecoming tilt against East Carolina ... all four hits were of solo variety ... notched three tackles in collegiate debut versus Connecticut ... recorded three tackles against Houston as well ... added two hits, including one for loss, against Rutgers ... stop behind line of scrimmage resulted in loss of three yards for Scarlet Knights ... chipped in with two tackles and one forced fumble against UAB ... registered two tackles at Cincinnati ... added one hit in reserve showings against Tulane, USF, Louisville, Hawai'i and Navy ... played last several contests with cast on left hand.
2002: Did not appear in a varsity contest.
High School: Two-time all-state performer at Collegiate School in Richmond, Va. ... played for head coach Charlie McFall ... Richmond Times-Dispatch all-metro selection ... all-league pick ... team most valuable player as a senior ... two-way standout on both offensive and defensive lines ... all-conference selection ... three-time letterwinner in both football and wrestling ... state heavyweight champion on mat as a senior ... honorable mention All-America honoree ... all-league choice ... established school records with 46 wins and 31 pins as a senior ... served as team captain in both sports during final year ... Chess Club member.
Personal: Born Oct. 19, 1983 ... given name is William Seth Lotts ... parents' names are Joe and Becki Lotts ... brother, Adam, lettered in football at College of William & Mary ... enjoys fishing and hunting in spare time ... future goal is to join Ranger battalion in U.S. Army ... majoring in Mechanical Engineering.
LOTTS' DEFENSIVE STATISTICS
Year G-GS TT PT AT TFL QBS FR PD Int.
2003 13-0 21 17 4 1-3 0-0 0 0 0
2004 11-5 24 9 15 2-6 0.5-3 0 0 0
Totals 24-5 45 26 19 3-9 0.5-3 0 0 0
Tackles: 7 vs. Navy, 12-4-04
Tackles for Loss: 1, Three times
Quarterback Sacks: 0.5 vs. Navy, 12-4-04