Squad holds ninth preseason practice on Wednesday morning
CSN talks with assistant head coach Mark Rhea and a pair of defensive linemen in preview
WCU to hold two practices next week to complete its annual spring drills
Troy Mitchell threw for 305 yards and accounted for five TDs, three passing and two rushing
WCU held first extended scrimmage of the 2015 preseason
2015 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in all 11 games as a defensive reserve and on special teams ... Finished the year with 11 tackles including three solo stops ... Posted a career-best three tackles at SEC-foe, Tennessee (Sept. 19) ... Recovered a fumble in the home win over Furman (Nov. 7) ... Credited with eight tackles in WCU's annual Spring Game, three going for loss with a pair of sack.
2014 (Freshman): Redshirted ... Playing for the Purple squad, credited with one tackle in WCU's annual Spring Game.
Prior to Western Carolina: Began his prep career at Southwestern Randolph High before finishing his career as a defensive end at Randleman High ... Named to the All-Randolph County team as a junior after recording 93 tackles ... Also played baseball as a prep.
Personal: Is the son of Randy and Glynis Greene ... Has a brother, Gabi ... Intends on majoring in natural resource management.