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Thu, 29 Dec 2016 23:09:00 ESTRedshirt freshman QB Tyrie Adams and redshirt sophomore punter Ian Berryman were selected to the HERO Sports All-Freshman and All-Sophomore All-America teams, respectively.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 21:34:00 ESTAnother 2016 post-season All-America team released; another recognition for Western Carolina junior tailback Detrez Newsome. The Raeford, N.C., native collected second team honors as an all-purpose back on the 2016 STATS FCS All-America teams released on Tuesday.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 11:46:00 ESTPostseason accolades continue to roll in for Western Carolina's Detrez Newsome. The junior running back collected his second All-America honor today as he has been named to the 2016 American Football Coaches of America (AFCA) FCS Coaches' All-America first team as an all-purpose back. Newsome was tabbed first team All-America by the Associated Press at the same position last week.
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 15:27:00 ESTWestern Carolina running back Detrez Newsome was today named to the first team Associated Press Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) All-America team. Newsome secured the first-team slot for all-purpose player after leading the nation -- including the NCAA FCS, FBS, and Division II levels -- with 2,343 all-purpose yards and averaging 213.0 all-purpose yards per game.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 10:24:00 ESTJohn Wiley, a former longtime assistant coach at Appalachian State, has been tagged as the next defensive coordinator by Western Carolina head football coach, Mark Speir. Wiley brings over 30 years of coaching experience at a variety of levels to the Catamount football program. Speir worked with Wiley at App State from 2003-09, five of those seasons on the defensive side of the footba
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:15:00 ESTWestern Carolina redshirt freshman quarterback Tyrie Adams finished fourth in the final national voting for the 2016 STATS FCS Jerry Rice Award which is given to the nation's best freshman. The 2016 Southern Conference Freshman of the Year, Adams was the top rookie quarterback among the 23 finalists on the ballot for the annual award.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 11:37:00 ESTWestern Carolina head football coach Mark Speir sat down for a video conversation in the final installment of "Catamount Football Weekly," reflecting upon his squad's performance in the regular season finale against SEC-foe, South Carolina, while also recapping the 2016 season.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 12:58:00 ESTWestern Carolina had a combined 10 selections on the 2016 postseason All-Southern Conference teams unveiled today by the league office, headlined by quarterback Tyrie Adams who was dubbed the SoCon Freshman of the Year by both the league's head coaches and the voting media.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 15:34:00 ESTWestern Carolina junior RB Detrez Newsome was today named the STATS FCS Special Teams Player of the Week following his outstanding performance in last Saturday's season finale at South Carolina.
Sun, 20 Nov 2016 03:27:00 ESTJunior Detrez Newsome scored twice while breaking his own school-record with 365 all-purpose yards and freshman counterpart Connell Young posted a pair of rushing touchdowns as the upset-minded Western Carolina Catamounts battled the South Carolina Gamecocks before falling, 44-31, on Saturday at Williams-Brice Stadium.
Sun, 20 Nov 2016 02:12:00 ESTPost-game notes following Western Carolina's 44-31 road loss at SEC-foe, South Carolina.
Sat, 19 Nov 2016 20:16:00 ESTThe Catamounts (2-9) of the FCS Southern Conference kept denting the Gamecocks defense and were within 41-31 after Detrez Newsome's 93-yard kickoff return touchdown with 9:13 to go.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 12:11:00 ESTWestern Carolina football concludes its 2016 regular season on Saturday afternoon at South Carolina. Head coach Mark Speir talks about the finale in the latest installment of "Catamount Football Weekly."
Sun, 13 Nov 2016 04:44:00 ESTWestern Carolina post-game notes following Saturday's road loss at Furman at Paladin Stadium.
Sat, 12 Nov 2016 20:00:00 ESTReese Hannon threw for a touchdown and ran in two more to lead Furman to a 49-21 win over Western Carolina on Saturday.