It's now 99 days until the kickoff of Catamount football on Saturday, September 2nd, 2023, against the Arkansas Razorbacks in the War Memorial Stadium, Little Rock, AR.
To help pass those long summer days, and hopefully get the Catamount faithful a little more excited about the upcoming season, and knowledgeable of the team members, we'll continue the football countdown each day until kickoff day.
Today we will highlight a defensive lineman.
Position Defensive Line Height 6-3 Weight 318 Class Redshirt Senior Hometown Mocksville, N.C. College: Gardner-Webb High School Davie County HS
2021 (Sophomore): Missed the season due to an injury ... Was able to return to limited action during the squad's annual spring drills.
Prior to Western Carolina: Transferred to WCU from Gardner-Webb during the summer of 2021; Gardner-Webb: Played in nine games as a freshman in 2019 … Recorded five total tackles including four solo stops … Made his collegiate debut at Charlotte on Aug. 29, 2019 … Had a career-best three total tackles against Hampton on Oc. 12, 2019; High School: Four-year varsity performer for the War Eagles … Finished senior season with 37 total tackles, 4.0 tackles for loss and 12 quarterback pressures … Made 28 stops as a junior, along with one sack and a pass deflection … Caused one fumble in 2017 … Played at Davie County (N.C.) High for head coach Tim Devericks … Also played basketball as a prep.
Personal: Name is Ronald Wilson, goes by "RJ" ... Is the son of Myra Wilson and Keith Sherill.
"Go Cats" - in honor of Catamount man / Pickins
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