Four Catamounts graduate with honors; three received graduate degrees
Catamounts travel to No. 5 Wofford this Saturday at 1:30 pm
The 2017 NFL Draft is set for April 26-29
Adams unanimous SoCon Freshman of the Year; Newsome, Berryman on both teams
2016 (Senior): Started all 11 games in which he saw action … Finished third on the team with 74 total tackles including 47 solo stops and 2.5 tackles for loss … Recorded 10 tackles twice including the season-opener at East Carolina (Sept. 3) and at home against Wofford (Oct. 8) … Had four-or-more tackles in each game during the season … Finished with one interception, sealing the home win over VMI (Nov. 5) … Recovered a fumble in the home win over Gardner-Webb (Sept. 10) … Credited with a team-high 11 passes defended … Named second team All-Southern Conference as a defensive back by the league’s head coaches.
2015 (Junior): Started all 11 of the team's games at cornerback ... Finished sixth on the Catamount squad with a single-season career-high 65 total tackles including 40 solo stops and three tackles for loss ... Posted double-digit tackles twice including 13 against Mercer (Oct. 10) and a career-high 15 versus Samford (Oct. 24) ... Named second team All-Southern Conference by both the league's head coaches and voting media ... Successfully defended a team-high tying five passes with two interceptions, both coming in the home win over Presbyterian (Oct. 2) ... Was a preseason All-SoCon selection ... Recorded seven tackles with a pass break-up and an interception in WCU's annual Spring Game.
2014 (Sophomore): For a second-straight season, started all 12 games in the defensive secondary at corner back ... Recorded 61 tackles including 45 solo stops, ranking sixth on the WCU squad ... Led the Southern Conference with six interceptions and ranked second in the SoCon with 14 passes defended ... Named first team All-Southern Conference by the media and was a second team All-SoCon selection by the league's head coaches ... Collected SoCon Defensive Player of the Week accolades after recording nine tackles including one for loss, forcing two fumbles and intercepting a pass against The Citadel (Oct. 25) ... Had an outstanding month of October that included a total of 25 tackles with 19 solo stops, three pass break-ups, three interceptions and two forced fumbles in earning Southern Conference Defensive Player of the Month for October ... Was just the fifth Catamount to earn a monthly honor from the SoCon dating back to 2003 and the first WCU player recognized since 2010 ... Recorded a then career-high 10 tackles twice at Samford (Nov. 8) and at Alabama (Nov. 22) ... Playing for the Gold squad, credited with one tackle in WCU's annual Spring Game.
2013 (Freshman): Started all 12 seasonal games at cornerback ... Finished his rookie campaign with 45 total tackles including 29 solo stops with one tackle for loss ... Tallied at least one tackle in all 12 seasonal games ... Named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman team ... Was also selected to the third annual College Sports Journal 2013 Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) All-Freshman team ... Ranked eighth on the squad overall in terms of total tackles, and was second among his classmates ... Recorded four total pass break-ups with one interception against ACC-foe, Virginia Tech - made an athletic, leaping grab while fending off the Hokies' receiver in thwarting a potential scoring play at the goal line ...Was also credited with forcing a fumble in the third quarter against The Citadel ... Recorded six tackles in WCU's annual Spring Game.
Prior to Western Carolina: Played wide receiver and safety for head coach Dan Pippin at North Augusta High, leading the Yellow Jackets to the Division II Class AAAA state quarterfinals ... Helped North Augusta win 44 games over the past four seasons ... Tabbed the Augusta Chronicle's South Carolina Football Player of the Year, as well as the 2012 Aiken Standard Defensive Player of the Year ... As a senior, recorded 119 tackles and three interceptions on defense ... Rushed for 226 yards and 10 touchdowns on just 38 carries, adding 441 receiving yards and five TDs, earning his team's MVP award ... Scored a touchdown every 4.7 times he touched the ball on offense ... Selected to play in the North-South All-Star game.
Personal: Full name is Trey DeShaun Morgan ... Is the son of Lewuana Morgan ... Has one older sibling ... Grew up around mechanics and automotive work, likes to fix things and to work on cars.