CSN talks with assistant coach John Holt and players Josh Wineberg, Jake Thornton
2015 (Redshirt Sophomore): Saw action in all 11 of the team’s games with one start coming on the road at The Citadel (Sept. 12) … Was a part of an offensive line that helped produce WCU’s first 1,000-yard rusher since 2006.
2014 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in all 12 games along the offensive line with a pair of starts ... Made his collegiate debut in the season-opener at USF (Aug. 30) with his first collegiate start coming against Wofford (Oct. 11) ... Both starts came at offensive left tackle.
2013 (Freshman): Redshirted.
Prior to Western Carolina: Played both offensive and defensive line at Randleman High for head coach Shane Handy ... Played at right tackle on the offensive line ... Recorded 30 tackles including 20 solo stops as a senior ... Credited with four quarterback hurries ... Tabbed as "perhaps the best lineman in (Randolph) County" by MyRandolphSports.com, earning All-County plaudits as a senior.