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Wes Holcombe

Wes  Holcombe

RS Junior

Rabun Gap, Ga.

High School:
Rabun County HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195



Catamount Football Falls to No. 9 The Citadel, 37-14

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Post-Game Notes: Western Carolina vs. No. 9/10 The Citadel


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Catamount Football Drops Season-Opener at East Carolina, 52-7

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2016 Catamount Football Position Preview: the Quarterbacks

CSN talks with offensive coordinator Brad Glenn and a couple of student-athletes in preview

2016 (Junior): Played in three games as the back-up quarterback before suffering a season-ending injury against The Citadel (Oct. 1) that sidelined him the remainder of the year and through spring drills … Rushed four times for 18 yards including a pair of rushes for a season-high 23 yards at East Carolina (Sept. 3) … Twice went 1-for-3 passing to finish the season 2-for-6 for six yards through the air.

2015 (Sophomore): Played in all 11 of the team's games as a back-up quarterback and primary holder on placekicks ... Completed 16-of-28 passing for 130 yards ... Rushed six times for 15 yards ... Set career-highs with 10 pass completions among 16 pass attempts for a career-best 77 yards against Mercer (Oct. 10) ... Completed three passes for 20 yards with an interception in WCU's annual Spring Game ... Named to the 2015-16 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll.

2014 (Freshman): Saw action in three games at quarterback, each in a reserve role ... Finished 1-for-3 for 12 yards ... Made his collegiate debut late in the game at Presbyterian (Oct. 4) ... Tossed an interception on his first pass attempt at PC ... Completed his first pass for a 12-yard gain against Chattanooga (Nov. 1) ... Credited with two rush attempts against Chattanooga ... Named to the 2014-15 Southern Conference Honor Roll ... Playing for the Gold squad, connected on 14-of-29 passes for 185 yards and a touchdown in WCU's annual Spring Game

Prior to Western Carolina: Passed for over 3,500 yards in his final two seasons of high school including over 2,300 yards and 16 touchdowns as a junior ... Was an offensive honorable mention at QB on the 8-AA All-Region team ... In addition to quarterback, also played in the defensive secondary as a prep, moving to the position primarily as a senior after a thumb injury ... Played for former Catamount Lee Shaw at Rabun County HS.