96  Tahjai Watt
Tahjai  Watt

RS Junior

Huntersville, N.C.

High School:
North Mecklenburg HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 210



Catamount Football Completes Annual Spring Game on Saturday

WCU to hold two practices next week to complete its annual spring drills


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

WCU held first scrimmage of 2016 spring drills


Western Carolina at VMI - Post-Game Quotes


Western Carolina Fends Off Wofford for Road Victory, 24-17

Catamounts claim first road win in Spartanburg since 1981


Western Carolina vs. Mercer - Post-game Notes

2015 (Redshirt Sophomore): Played in nine games as a reserve along the defensive line and on special teams … Recorded 31 tackles including 13 solo stops and three tackles for loss … Recorded tackles in each of the nine games in which he played … Forced and recovered a fumble against Presbyterian (Oct. 2) … Tallied half a sack against Mercer (Oct. 10) … Posted a career-high seven tackles including three solo stops at Wofford (Oct. 17) … Credited with one quarterback hurry and batted one pass down at the line of scrimmage … Recorded five stops including three sacks in WCU’s annual Spring Game.

2014 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in 10 games as a reserve along the WCU defensive line … Credited with four tackles including two solo stops … Made his collegiate debut in the home-opener against Brevard (Sept. 6) with his first career tackle coming at Furman (Sept. 27) … Converted to linebacker during 2015 spring drills … Playing for the Purple squad, recorded six tackles including two sacks in WCU’s annual Spring Game.

2013 (Freshman): Redshirted.

Prior to Western Carolina: Two-time All-I-Meck Conference selection who was a conference player of the year finalist as a senior ... Played both ways as a defensive end and a tight end on offense ... Also played power forward on the basketball court as a prep earning all-conference accolades.

Personal: Full name Tahjai Henri Watt ... Is the son of Todd Lynch and Constance Watt, both of whom played sports in college ... Has one sibling, Eric Lynch.


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