96  Tahjai Watt
Tahjai  Watt

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Charlotte, N.C.

High School:
North Mecklenburg HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 215

Position:
DE


11/05/2016

Defense, Special Teams Key Football Senior Day Victory

WCU scored a TD, blocked four placekicks on special teams

11/05/2016

Post-Game Notes: Western Carolina vs. VMI

11/05/2016

Post-Game Notes: Western Carolina vs. VMI

08/20/2016

Catamount Football Fall Report #6: August 20, 2016

Squad worked through just over 80 plays in final scrimmage

08/17/2016

Weather Interrupts Wednesday's WCU Football Scrimmage

Catamounts ran approx. 80 plays from scrimmage around the delay

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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