|95 Daniel Nash
Played in 11 of the team's 12 games on the year, all as a reserve along the defensive front and on special teams ... Made his collegiate debut in the second game of the season at Virginia Tech, making his first career tackle against the ACC's Hokies ... Finished with 10 tackles including three solo stops in his freshman season ... Charted a career-high two tackles in three different games - setting the career-best at Samford and matching it against Wofford and Elon at home ... Missed portions of spring drills due to illness.
Prior to Western Carolina: Earned All-Tri-Nine Conference accolades as a senior, garnering first team defense honors ... Selected as the Holly Springs High Defensive Player of the Year ... Played as a defensive lineman and linebacker as a prep ... Was named the overall MVP as a junior at the National Underclassmen combine held in Greensboro.
Personal: Full name is Daniel Lawrence Nash ... Is the son of Evelyn Worthy and step-father, Patrick Worthy ... Was born in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. ... Has an older brother, Michael Bayon Jr ... Is a member of the media ministry at his church, Wake Chapel, where he operates the boom camera during Sunday services.