|9 Petey Boone
2011 (Freshman): Played in one game, making his collegiate debut in the season opener at Georgia Tech ... Missed the bulk of the remainder of the season due to a knee injury before also being sidelined because of his appendix ... Rushed five times for 42 yards including a career-long rush of 33 yards at Georgia Tech ... Also caught one pass for 11 yards ... Was expected to pursue a medical redshirt.
Prior to Western Carolina: Played quarterback, running back and defensive back during his prep career ... Rushed for 47 career touchdowns ... Was a part of Hertford County's 10-2 Northeaster Coastal Conference Championship as a sophomore and led the Bears to a 13-1 mark during his junior season ... Also played high school baseball and basketball earning all-conference honorable mention in 2009-10 in the latter ... As a sophomore, set a school single-game record with nine made 3-pointers.
Personal: Full name is Alfred Alonzo Boone, but prefers to go by "Petey" ... Is the son of Alvin Boone and Joan Godwin ... Has two younger siblings, Jeston and Christopher.