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24 DAYS !!

Postby The Cats » Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:28 am

It's now 24 days until the kickoff of Catamount football on Labor Day Weekend, Saturday, September 1, 2018, against the Newberry College Wolves, in Cullowhee.

Today we'll highlight a Defensive Back

#24 Shamon Elliott

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Position: Defensive Back
Height/Weight: 6'0" 190
Class: Junior
Hometown: Fayetteville, N.C.
High School: Terry Sanford HS

2017 (Sophomore): Played in all 12 of the team's games making six starts in the WCU defensive secondary ... Finished with 24 tackles including 19 solo stops ... Tallied three pass break-ups ... Recorded three interceptions including two in the home-opening win over Davidson (Sept. 9) in addition to three tackles ... Intercepted a pass and broke up a pass to go along with two tackles in the road win at VMI (Oct. 21) ... Posted a season-high six tackles with five solo stops against Mercer (Nov. 11).

2016 (Freshman): Appeared in seven games with four starts in the defensive secondary ... Saw his first collegiate action in the home win over Gardner-Webb (Sept. 10) where he recorded his first tackle, with his first start coming at Mercer (Oct. 15) ... Finished the year with 32 total tackles including 22 solo stops and one tackle for loss ... Tallied one pass break-up and one quarterback hurry on a blitz, both coming at Samford (Oct. 22) where he recorded a career-high 11 tackles ... Credited with five tackles including a pair of tackles for loss and two sacks during WCU's annual Spring Game.

Prior to Western Carolina: Recorded 119 tackles in 2015 - 10th in the Cape Fear region - as a senior ... Added four interceptions and scored a pair of touchdowns in his final season as a prep ... Was a first-team All-Cape Fear Valley Conference selection as a senior ... Named second-team defense on the 2015 Fayetteville Observer All-Cape Fear Region team ... Helped lead his high school team to back-to-back conference championships and into the third round of the state playoffs in his final two seasons ... High school coach was Bryan Till ... Also played basketball at Terry Sanford HS, helping guide his squad to a North Carolina 3-A boy's state championship in 2015 as a junior - the first for the program in 50 years.

Personal: Full name is Shamon Jerome Elliott ... Is the son of Calvin and Kathryn Elliott ... Has two younger siblings, Imani Elliott and Jah'mez Autry.



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Re: 24 DAYS !!

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Wed Aug 08, 2018 2:31 pm

Montana #24

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Alijah Lee - RB
Senior
5'6", 197 lbs.
FBS Transfer ('17) - Washington St.
Los Angeles, CA
Venice HS


'17 Stats:

113 Carries, 509 yds.
3.9 ypc
46.3 ypg
6 TDs

23 Catches, 130 yds.
5.7 ypc
11.8 ypg

639 Total yds.
58.1 Total ypg
6 Total TDs

1 Tackle


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