85  Conner Orr
Conner Orr

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Duluth, Ga.

High School:
Peachtree Ridge HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 230

Position:
TE


01/03/2014

Richard Sigmon Named to 2013 FCS ADA All-Star Team

Catamount placekicker boasts 3.91 overall GPA

09/24/2013

Notes from Tuesday's (Sept. 24) SoCon Football Teleconference

WCU returns to league play at Samford, Saturday at 2 pm CT / 3 pm ET

06/27/2013

Southern Conference Announces 2012-13 Honor Roll

League-record 2,018 student-athletes earn recognition for academic achievements

04/04/2013

Conner Orr Honored at 'Peach of an Athlete' Banquet

The Duluth, Ga., native was one of 12 amateur athletes honored

01/04/2013

SoCon Announces Fall Academic All-Conference Team

Thirty WCU student-athletes earn recognition for academic achievements

11/03/2012

Western Carolina Football vs. Chattanooga - Senior, Hall of Fame Day

Western Carolina played Chattanooga Saturday afternoon as the Catamounts honored their seniors and the three newest members of the WCU Athletics Hall of Fame.

09/22/2012

Western Carolina Football vs. Samford

Western Carolina Football vs. Samford

Conner Orr's Catamount Student-Athlete Blog Site

2012 (Senior): Saw action in 10 of WCU's 11 games including four starts at tight end ... Caught six passes for 90 yards and a touchdown ... Hauled in his first collegiate reception on a 36-yard pitch-and-catch at Marshall ... Tallied his first career touchdown with a 14-yard scoring reception against Samford ... Named to the Capital One Academic All-District as well as the FCS Athletic Directors Association (ADA) Academic All-Star team ... Selected to the College Sports Journal FCS All-Academic team and named to the 2013 National Football Foundation (NFF) Hampshire Honor ... Named to the 2012 Southern Conference Fall Academic All-Conference team ... Also named to the 2012-13 Southern Conference Honor Roll ... Was honored at the 29th Annual Peach of an Athlete Role Model Banquet in Atlanta, Ga.

2011 (Junior): Did not see game action stemming from his back injury ... Worked with the WCU team film crew ... Named to WCU's Dean's List

2010 (Sophomore): Suffered an off-season back injury that sidelined him for the 2010 season.

2009 (Freshman): Played in eight games with two starts ... Made his first collegiate start at Samford ... Used primarily as a blocking TE in place of a fullback and on runs around the ends of the offensive line.

Prior to Western: Was a four-year Scholar Athlete and a three-year varsity letter winner at Peachtree Ridge HS for head coach Bill Ballard ... Was named first team All-County and first team All-Region at tight end as a senior ... Was also named second team All-State by the Atlanta Journal Constitution ... Recorded 146 yards receiving and three TDs in his final season ... Played offensive tackle as a junior ... In his first season on varsity, played defensive end and special teams on the state championship team ... Was a two-year varsity letter winner in track & field, setting a school record in the shot put as a junior.

Personal: Full name is James Conner Orr ... Is the son of Jim and Terri Orr ... Has an older sister, Lindsay Tarquinio.

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