76  Josh Wineberg
Josh  Wineberg


West Jefferson, N.C.

High School:
Ashe County HS

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 290



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


Sixteen Catamounts Honored by the Southern Conference

WCU lands three unanimous first team, three second team honorees


Western Carolina vs. Furman - Post-Game Notes


Western Carolina vs. Samford - Post-Game Notes


Wineberg Named Preseason All-America by College Sports Madness

WCU offensive lineman tabbed third team by online 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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