2018 (Sophomore): Suffered an injury in the preseason that sidelined him all year ... Taking a redshirt.
2017 (Freshman): Played in all 12 of the team's seasonal games, making his collegiate debut in the season-opener at Hawai'i (Sept. 2) ... Credited with seven total tackles, each coming as a solo stop ... Collected his first career tackle in the home-opener against Davidson (Sept. 9) ... Twice posted a career-high two tackles - in the road win at Chattanooga (Sept. 30) and at home against ETSU (Oct. 14).
Prior to Western Carolina: Was a part of three Region 8 championships and the 7A state championship as a senior ... Named All-County in his final season as a prep ... High school head coach was Jeff Herron ... Also ran track and participated in the long jump as a prep.
Personal: Full name is Quintin Jimani Thames ... Is the son of Enicka Harden, and Jihad Yusef and Tiffany Huey ... Was born in St. Louis, Mo. ... Has six siblings: Kita, Chelsea, Kealon, Amaris, Justin, and Autumn.