CSN talks with assistant coach Jaybo Shaw; R-Jr. wide out Karnorris Benson
Defense tallies three takeaways while offense scores four TDs, three FGs
Offense scores nine TDs, two field goals; defense recovers two fumbles
2013 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in nine games on the year as a reserve wide receiver ... Made his collegiate debut in the season-opener at Middle Tennessee ... Recorded two pass receptions for 34 yards including a career-long 18-yard catch, all coming at Samford.
2012 (Freshman): Redshirted ... Caught three passes for 47 yards including a 28-yard TD reception in WCU's annual Spring Game.
Prior to Western Carolina: Set the Murphy HS record for career yardage (rushing and passing) with 7,794 yards including over 5,000 yards through the air ... As a three-year starter, led the Bulldogs to 33 victories ... Tabbed as the NCPreps.com 1-A Player of the Year ... Also named the Asheville Citizen-Times All-WNC Player of the Year while also being touted as the 2011 Smoky Mountain Conference Back of the Year ... Guided the Bulldogs to back-to-back state title games, winning Murphy a NCHSAA 1-A championship as a senior - the first state championship for the school since 1996 ... Threw for 2,111 yards and 21 touchdowns with just five interceptions while also rushing for 1,301 yards and 20 TDs.
Personal: Is the son of David and Melanie Curtis.