CSN talks with special teams coordinator Pat Mills and a couple of student-athletes in preview
Detrez Newsome accounted for two TDs; Darius Ramsey rushed for two scores
2014 (Redshirt Sophomore): Played in four games including the final two of the regular season ... Punted 10 times in four games, amassing 375 yards for an average of 37.5 yards per punt ... Downed three punts inside the opponents 20-yard line including two against Chattanooga (Nov. 1) ... Booted a season-long 50-yard punt against VMI (Nov. 15), punting five times in the game ... Named to the 2014-15 Southern Conference Honor Roll ... Playing for the Gold squad, kicked the game-tying extra point that made it 7-7 in WCU's annual Spring Game.
2013 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw action in three games on the season, all coming midseason ... Made his collegiate debut at Chattanooga with two kickoffs, averaging 55.5 yards per kick with a touchback ... Punted once for a career-long boot of 57 yards against SEC-foe, Auburn, downing the punt inside the Tigers' 20-yard line ... Named to the 2013-14 Southern Conference Honor Roll.
2012 (Freshman): Redshirted ... Connected on a pair of field goals during WCU's annual Spring Game, hitting from both 32 and 36 yards out.
Prior to Western Carolina: Was a two-time all-conference and All-Western North Carolina selection as a kicker ... Booted a career-long field goal of 45 yards during his senior season, surpassing his previous long of 37 set during his junior season ... Set the record for touchbacks on kickoffs in consecutive seasons in his final two years as a prep.
Personal: Full name is Randall Blake Metcalf ... Is the son of Randy and Robbie Metcalf ... Has three older siblings; Landon, Justin and Alyssa.