CSN talks with assistant coaches Dennis Thomas, Mark Rhea; players Helva Matungulu, Caleb Hawkins
2014 (Redshirt Freshman): Appeared in two games as a defensive reserve, but did not record any statistics ... Made his collegiate debut against Catawba (Sept. 13) ... Playing for the Purple squad, credited with two tackles in WCU's annual Spring Game.
2013 (Freshman): Redshirted.
Prior to Western Carolina: Was a four-year letter winner between both West Charlotte Senior High and North Mecklenburg High Schools ... Earned All-I-Meck 4-A Conference accolades and first team All-Region plaudits as a senior.
Personal: Full name is Sheldon Xavier Kinard ... Is the son of Yatu Davis and Kannetha Kinard.