76  Josh Wineberg
Josh  Wineberg

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
West Jefferson, N.C.

High School:
Ashe County HS

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 290

Position:
OL


08/09/2016

2016 Catamount Football Position Preview: Offensive Line

CSN talks with assistant coach John Holt and a pair of offensive linemen in preview

05/02/2016

Former Catamount Helva Matungulu Signs with the New York Jets

Offensive lineman Josh Wineberg receives tryout in Green Bay

04/01/2016

Western Carolina Football Has Six Attend NFL Pro Day in Boone

Catamount football resumes spring drills on Friday, scrimmage Saturday

12/03/2015

Western Carolina's Josh Wineberg to Play in FCS National Bowl

Senior OL to play for the American team at this weekend's all-star game

11/24/2015

Sixteen Catamounts Honored by the Southern Conference

WCU lands three unanimous first team, three second team honorees

Career Notes: A four-year starter for the Catamounts along the offensive line ... Finished with 45 career games played, playing right tackle in all but three as a freshman where he saw time at left offensive tackle.

2015 (Senior): Started all 11 games along the offensive line at right tackle for the Catamounts ... Collected second team All-Southern Conference plaudits from both the head coaches and the voting media for a second-straight season ... Accepted an invitation and played in the 2015 FCS National Bowl ... Was instrumental in Western Carolina securing its first 1,000-yard rusher since 2006 as he opened holes for sophomore tailback Detrez Newsome who finished with the fourth-most yards by a back in a single-season with 1,109 ... Graded out at over 90-percent for the season, the highest among WCU's offensive linemen ... Named preseason All-America by College Sports Madness (collegesportsmadness.com), as well as a first team All-SoCon nod from the same publication.

2014 (Junior): One of four Catamounts – two on the offensive line – to start all 12 games, each coming at right tackle … Named second team All-Southern Conference on offense by both the league’s head coaches and voting media.


2013 (Sophomore):
Started all 12 games along the offensive line for the Catamounts ... Each one of his starts came at offensive right tackle ... Credited with two solo tackles.

2012 (Freshman): Started all 10 games in which he saw action along the offensive line, missing the Furman game due to a right shoulder injury ... His first seven career starts came at right offensive tackle with the final three of his rookie season coming at left tackle.

Prior to Western Carolina: Named the 2011 Mountain Valley Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year after recording 75 tackles including 19 for loss and six sacks ... Added four pass break-ups, forced two fumbles and blocked three kicks ... Was named All-MVAC on both sides of the football as a senior, leading Ashe County High to the school's ninth-consecutive state playoff berth ... Earned All-Northwestern Region accolades on offensive and defensive line - the only player to do so in the region ... Led the region in sacks ... Was a three-time all-conference selection, amassing over 279 career tackles ... Was a two-sport athlete at Ashe County High, adding an individual conference championship in wrestling ... Was a two-time state qualifier, placing one season ... Was twice named all-conference as a wrestler ... Won the 2-A state champion in wrestling (285 lbs. weight class) as a senior ... His overall record for his senior year was 44-1 including a 40-match win streak, and his overall record was 136-18.

Personal: Full name is Joshua Dale Wineberg ... Is the son of Dale and Amanda Wineberg ... Has an older sister, Jessica Smith.

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