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 (Redshirt Senior): Turned in a career-best season in his final for the Purple & Gold ... Saw action in all 11 games making two starts ... Ranked sixth on the team with 49 tackles on the year including 25 solo stops and 1.5 tackles resulting in four yards of losses ... Credited with a quarterback hurry and a pass breakup against Mars Hill ... Made his first career start at ninth-ranked Wofford, recording nine solo stops ... Posted a career-high 15 tackles including five solo stops against eighth-ranked Georgia Southern.
2011 (Redshirt Junior): Played in all 11 games as a defensive substitution and on special teams ... Finished with 21 tackles including seven solo stops and one tackle for a loss ... Had a tackle in all but one of the games he saw action ... Set a then career-high with five tackles against top-ranked Georgia Southern ... Recorded his first career tackle for loss at nationally-ranked Appalachian State.
2010 (Redshirt Sophomore): Played in 10 of the 11 games on the season ... Made his collegiate debut in the season-opener at ACC-foe North Carolina State, recording his first career tackle ... Finished with six tackles on the season including four solo stops ... Set a then career-high with three tackles in a road win over Gardner-Webb.
2009 (Redshirt Freshman): Did not see game action.
2008 (Freshman): Redshirted.
Prior to Western: Was a two-time All-South Piedmont 3-A Conference selection ... Also garnered All-County honors as a senior ... In his final season as a prep, tallied 154 total tackles, including 85 solo stops and five sacks ... Was a part of the Concord High State Championship team his junior year, finishing 13-3 overall.