39  Shane Samuels
Shane  Samuels

RS Junior

Duncan, S.C.

High School:
Byrnes HS

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 160



2016 Catamount Football Position Preview: the Defensive Backs

CSN talks with DBs coaches Blake Gideon and Zac Etheridge and a couple of student-athletes in preview


Catamount Football Fall Report #3: August 8, 2016

WCU practiced in full pads for the first time on Monday


Spring Practice Update #4: Saturday, April 2, 2016

WCU held first scrimmage of 2016 spring drills


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

CSN talks with assistant coaches Lamar Morgan, Chris Polizzi and four DBs


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

WCU held first extended scrimmage of the 2015 preseason

2015 (Redshirt Sophomore): Played in 10 of the team's 11 games, mostly on special teams and as a defensive substitution in the secondary ... Credited with five tackles including four solo stops ... Made his collegiate debut in the season-opening win over Mars Hill (Sept. 5), posting his first career tackle ... Tallied a career-high three stops including two solo tackles in the home win over Samford (Oct. 24).

2014 (Redshirt Freshman): Did not see game action ... Named to the 2014-15 Southern Conference Honor Roll ... Playing for the Purple squad, credited with one tackle in WCU's annual Spring Game.

2013 (Freshman): Redshirted.

Prior to Western Carolina: Named to the Region II-4A All-Region team ... A ball-hawking defensive back, finished with 63 tackles, a tackle for loss, a forced fumble, four fumble recoveries, eight pass breakups and three interceptions as a senior ... Was a three-time Max Preps Defensive Player of the Game in 2012 ... As a junior, had 36 tackles including one for loss, 10 pass breakups and seven interceptions, returning two for touchdowns against rival Riverside ... Named to the Spartanburg Herald-Journal All-Area football team as well as an All-Region selection.


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