21  Detrez Newsome
Detrez  Newsome

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Raeford, N.C.

High School:
Hoke County HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 210

Position:
RB


08/22/2015

Catamount Football Holds Final Scrimmage, 'Meet the Cats'

Season-opener scheduled for Sat., Sept. 5 in Cullowhee

08/18/2015

2015 Catamount Football Position-by-Position Preview: Running Backs

CSN talks with assistant coach De'Rail Sims and four running backs

08/15/2015

Weather Interrupts Catamount Football's Saturday Scrimmage

WCU worked through just under 100 snaps in practice No. 14

08/14/2015

More Preseason Accolades for Catamount Football, Practice Continues

16 players named All-SoCon, Tillman tabbed top rookie

08/12/2015

Catamount Football Fall Report #5: Wednesday, August 12, 2015

WCU held first extended scrimmage of the 2015 preseason

11/01/2014

Western Carolina Football vs. Chattanooga

Western Carolina Football vs. Chattanooga

10/11/2014

Catamount Football vs. Wofford

Catamount Football vs. Wofford

2014 (Freshman): Saw action in all 12 games in the offensive backfield ... Ranked third on the team with 488 rushing yards while pacing the Catamounts with nine rushing touchdowns ... Racked up 1,311 all-purpose yards including 689 yards on 26 kickoff returns including one for a touchdown ... Was second in the SoCon in kickoff return average (26.5 yds/gm) ... Finished the year ranked third in the SoCon in all-purpose yards, averaging 109.3 yards per game ... Recorded two touchdowns in a game five times as a freshman, ranking second on the team with 60 points scored ... Named second team All-Southern Conference by both the league's head coaches and media as a return specialist on special teams and was also selected to the Southern Conference All-Freshman team both on offense and special teams ... Recorded a career-high 207 all-purpose yards in a home win over Brevard (Sept. 6) with 99 on kickoff returns, 88 on the ground and 20 through the air ... Garnered SoCon Special Teams Player of the Week plaudits after returning the opening kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown in the home win over Wofford (Oct. 11), finishing with 180 all-purpose yards ... Collected SoCon Freshman of the Week honors after compiling 154 all-purpose yards with 123 yards rushing and two TDs against The Citadel ... Playing for the Gold squad, rushed 11 times for 33 yards and caught a pass for 14 yards in WCU's annual Spring Game.

2013 (Freshman): Joined the WCU football team for spring drills ... Led all running backs with 39 yards on 14 carries, fumbling once during WCU's annual Spring Game.

Prior to Western Carolina: Named the Southeastern 4-A co-Offensive Player of the Year by the Fayetteville Observer, tallying all-conference accolades ... According to NCPreps.com, rushed for over 2,000 yards on over 240 carries with 37 touchdowns as a senior ... Recorded 402 yards on the ground on 20 rushes for an average of 20.1 yards per carry, scoring six touchdowns in the 2012 season-opener against Wilmington Ashley HS ... It was the 23rd time a 400-plus yard game had been reported to the NCHSAA ... Also ran track & field as a prep.

Personal: Full name is Jermine Detrez Newsome ... Is the son of Yolanda Newsome.

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