Western Carolina played Chattanooga Saturday afternoon as the Catamounts honored their seniors and the three newest members of the WCU Athletics Hall of Fame.
2012 (Freshman): Saw action in all 11 games in the defensive secondary, making 10 starts - each game with the exception of the Marshall road game ... Recorded 44 total hits including 23 solo stops and half a tackle for loss ... Had at least two tackles in every outing ... Posted a pair of interceptions and two pass break-ups ... Named to the Southern Conference's All-Freshman team ... Credited with a career-high six total stops against nationally-ranked Georgia Southern ... Made his first career interception on the road at Elon, picking off a Phoenix pass in the end zone to thwart a would-be scoring drive and returned the ball 13 yards ... Tallied his second interception at home against Chattanooga.
Prior to Western Carolina: Was a three-time all-region selection in southern Georgia for head coach Jody Grooms at Wayne County High ... As a senior, rushed for 612 yards and eight touchdowns while also totaling 115 receiving yards ... Defensively, posted 44 tackles and recorded three interceptions, returning one for a touchdown ... Additionally forced four fumbles from his position in the secondary ... Also played basketball as a prep.
Personal: Full name is Jaleel Kadrid Lorquet ... Is the son of Eulanda Durden.