WCU scored a TD, blocked four placekicks on special teams
CSN talks with running backs coach Jason Nicols and a couple of student-athletes in preview
Squad worked through just over 80 plays in final scrimmage
2015 (Freshman): Redshirted ... Converted to running back during the off-season and spring drills ... Rushed a team-high 19 times for 83 yards in WCU's annual Spring Game ... Named to the 2015-16 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll.
Prior to Western Carolina: Joined the WCU football team as a preferred walk-on ... Named All-Smoky Mountain 1-A Conference selection ... Threw for 93 yards, ran for 34 yards and a TD and made a team-high 12 tackles in the NCHSAA 1-A championship game earning game MVP honors ... Passed for 1,093 yards and eight touchdowns with 1,694 rushing yards and 22 TDs on th ground ... Led RHS with 181 tackles including 133 solo stops with 18 TFLs, five fumble recoveries and two interceptions ... Selected to the East-West All-Star game ... Also played basketball at Robbinsville High.
Personal: Is the son of David and Kim Matheson ... Has a sister, Karlyn.