CSN talks with DBs coaches Blake Gideon and Zac Etheridge and a couple of student-athletes in preview
WCU practiced in full pads for the first time on Monday
WCU held first scrimmage of 2016 spring drills
CSN talks with assistant coaches Lamar Morgan, Chris Polizzi and four DBs
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.