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Logan Howard

Logan  Howard


Kernersville, N.C.

High School:
East Forsyth HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190



Ground Game Spurs Catamount Football in 44-31 Loss at South Carolina

Newsome, Young combined for four TDs; 10-point game midway through the fourth


Defense, Special Teams Key Football Senior Day Victory

WCU scored a TD, blocked four placekicks on special teams


Post-Game Notes: Western Carolina vs. VMI


Post-Game Notes: Western Carolina vs. VMI


Newsome Breaks School-Record in 38-25 Loss to No. 8 Chattanooga

Junior RB rushes for school-benchmark 277 yards, finishes with 347 all-purpose

2016 (Sophomore): Played in 10 of the team’s 11 games as the starting placekicker, missing the season-opener … Ranked second on the WCU squad in scoring with 52 total points … Ranked sixth in the SoCon with an average of 5.2 points per game by kicking … Connected on 9-of-12 field goals for 75-percent, booting a career-long field goal of 50 yards in the home win over VMI (Nov. 5) … Split the uprights twice against Wofford (Oct. 8) … Finished 25-for-28 on PATs … Kicked off 49 times for 2,931 yards, averaging 59.8 yards per kick with 10 touchbacks and once kicking out of bounds … Credited with two tackles including one in the home win over Gardner-Webb (Sept. 10) and against Chattanooga (Oct. 28).

2015 (Freshman): Played in all 11 of WCU's games after earning the starting placekicker duties ... Finished the year ranked second on the squad in scoring with 69 points, a mark which ranked him sixth in the SoCon ... Finished 12-of-14 (85.7%) on field goals to rank second in the Southern Conference ... Was 33-of-35 on PATs ... Finished tied for second in the SoCon with an 85.7-percent success rate on field goals, averaging 1.09 per game ... Was perfect both between 20-29 yards and 40-49 yards with a pair of 40-yard boots in the win over Presbyterian (Oct. 2) including a then career-long of 46 which earned him SoCon Special Teams Player of the Week ... Successfully kicked two field goals in three games and was a career-best 6-for-6 on PATs twice in wins over Samford (Oct. 24) and Furman (Nov. 7) ... Named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman team ... Split the uprights on all six point after touchdown attempts and connected on a pair of field goals including kicks of 45 -- one-yard shy of his career-best -- and 29 yards in WCU's annual Spring game.

Prior to Western Carolina: Played one season at East Forsyth as a senior after transferring from Bishop McGuinness High ... Connected on 75 of his 76 point after touchdown attempts and was 7-for-9 on field goals with a long of 48 yards ... His 96 points on the season were sixth in North Carolina among placekickers ... A combined 51 of his 98 seasonal kickoff attempts went for touchbacks ... Earned All-Piedmont Triad 4-A Conference accolades as a senior as the top kicker as a part of EFHS's 10-1, conference championship squad ... Collected All-Greensboro/Triad and all-region honors ... Was East Forsyth High's special teams MVP ... In two seasons at Bishop McGuinness, was 49-for-53 on PATs and 7-for-10 on field goals, scoring 70 total kicking points ... Had a 4.5 star kicker rating through Chris Sailer, and received class of 2015 honorable mention status ... Also was a running back and safety at BMHS ... High school coach was Todd Willert.

Personal: Full name is Logan Lee Howard ... Is the son of Lee and Tracy Howard ... Has a younger brother, Trevor ... Holds a black belt in martial arts and is a three-time world champion kick boxer.