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2 Days to FCS Kickoff

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Today we'll highlight a wide receiver

#2 Nate Mullen

Class: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Harrisburg, NC
High School: Hickory Ridge HS
Height/Weight: 5-9 / 185
Position: Wide Receiver
Other College: UNC Charlotte

2019 (Redshirt Senior): Named third-team preseason All-Southern Conference by Phil Steele.

2018 (Redshirt Junior): Started all 11 games at wide receiver, making his WCU debut in the season-opener against Newberry (Sept. 1) … Led the team with 55 receptions, ranking fifth in the Southern Conference (55) and sixth with 5.0 receptions per game … Finished second on the WCU team with 600 receiving yards … Caught at least two passes in all 11 games, twice hauling in eight receptions and posting a career-high 10 catches for 90 yards at Mercer (Oct. 20) … Posted three games with 100+ all-purpose yards, adding 52 yards on three kickoff returns to 61 receiving yards on eight catches for a career-best 119 all-purpose yards at Furman (Sept. 29).

Prior to Western Carolina: Transferred to WCU from Charlotte prior to the spring, 2018 semester … Signed at Charlotte as part of the 49ers fourth signing class in 2015 … Redshirted as a true freshman in 2015 … Played in 24 games over two seasons at Charlotte, recording 22 receptions for 146 yards … Additionally saw time on special teams, returning three kickoffs for an average of 23.3 yards per return … Was also the primary punt returner in 2017, tallying 81 yards on 16 returns in his second season;

High School: Was listed as a two-star recruit out of high school by both ESPN.com and Rivals.com … Selected to the 2014 Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas, the first player to ever do so from his high school … Was a three-time all-conference selection, twice earning Special Teams Player of the Year plaudits in addition to All-State honors … Finished his prep career as HRHS’s single-season and career record holder for all-purpose yards, touchdowns, punt, and kickoff return touchdowns, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns ... High school coach was Marty Paxton.

Personal: Is the son of Andrea and Jeff Mullen … Has two sisters, Rami and Maggie … Comes from a football family as his father, Jeff, was the former offensive coordinator and QB coach at Charlotte with previous coaching stops at Ohio, Wake Forest, and West Virginia with his first collegiate stop at Hawai’i as a graduate assistant … Jeff was also a 1989 All-America selection at defensive back at Wittenberg Univ., in Ohio.

Career Highs:
Receptions: 10, at Mercer (10/20/18)
Receiving Yards: 90, at Mercer (10/20/18)
Receiving Touchdowns: 1, twice (MR: at Mercer, 10/20/18)
Rushes: 1, six times (MR: at North Carolina, 11/17/18)
Rushing Yards: 15, at North Carolina (11/17/18)
Rushing Touchdowns: 1, VMI (9/22/18)
Kickoff Returns: 3, at Furman (9/29/18)
All-Purpose Yards: 119, at Furman (9/29/18)


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Re: 2 Days to FCS Kickoff

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JMU’s #2 LB Dimitri Holloway, one of 5 returning All CAA/4 pre season All Americans on JMU’s defense.
YEAR Redshirt Senior
POSITION Linebacker
HT./WT. 6-2 / 217
HOMETOWN Newport News, Va.
MAJOR Sport and Recreation Management

2019 as a Redshirt Senior: HERO Sports Preseason Third Team All-American... Preseason All-CAA.

2018 as a Redshirt Junior: Second Team All-CAA linebacker... VaSID First Team All-State... CAA Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 29)... Started all 13 games at linebacker... Had 127 total tackles (46 solo), to go with 11.0 tackles for loss, two forced fumbles and a pair of pass breakups... Tied for the CAA lead in total tackles and ranked second in the league and 20th in the FCS in tackles per game (9.8)... Career-high 18 tackles and 2.0 tackles for loss against Stony Brook (Oct. 27)... Registered double-digit tackles in six games and eight or more in 10 games... Tallied 14 tackles at Towson (Nov. 17) and had 13 in FCS Second Round at Colgate (Dec. 1)... Also made 12 tackles against Elon (Oct. 6) and 11 at both Richmond (Sept. 29) and New Hampshire (Nov. 3)... Tied career high with 2.0 tackles for loss at Villanova (Oct. 13)... Had a tackle for loss in 10 games... Forced a fumble at NC State (Sept. 1) and against William & Mary (Sept. 22).

2017 as a Junior: Received a medical hardship waiver to earn a redshirt and additional year of eligibility... Played in just one game before an injury sidelined him for the rest of the season... Had six totals tackles (2 solo), to go with a 0.5 tackle for loss in season opener at ECU (Sept. 2).

2016 as a Sophomore: Played in 12 games, making nine starts at linebacker... Had 53 total tackles (22 solo), to go with 4.0 tackles for loss, 1.0 sack, one forced fumble, two quarterback hurries and a safety... Season-high 16 tackles, which included a career-best 10 solo stops, in JMU's FCS semifinal win at No. 1 North Dakota State (Dec. 16)... Career-high 2.0 tackles for loss against Sam Houston State in FCS quarterfinals (Dec. 9)... Registered a safety versus SHSU, sacking Jeremiah Briscoe in the end zone... Tallied five or more tackles in six games... Made eight tackles against Central Connecticut (Sept. 10) and six at Maine (Sept. 24)... Opened season with five tackles, 1.5 for loss and a forced fumble versus Morehead State (Sept. 3).

2015 as a Freshman: Played in all 12 games... Had 19 total tackles, including 13 solo, to go with 1.0 tackle for loss, 1.0 sack and one pass breakup... Season-high six tackles (five solo) in first career game against Morehead State (Sept. 5)... Accrued two or more tackles in four games, including four against Lehigh (Sept. 12) and three at Elon (Oct. 17)... Registered first collegiate sack and pass breakup in win over Lehigh.
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Re: 2 Days to FCS Kickoff

Post by Mvemjsunpx »

Montana #2a


Cam Humphrey - QB
6'2", 194 lbs.
JuCo Transfer ('18) - Saddleback
Issaquah, WA
Issaquah HS

'18 Stats:

13/24 Comp/Att (54%)
241 Passing yds.
10.0 ypa
40.2 ypg
2 TDs
0 INTs
166.0 Eff. Rating

3 Carries, minus-21 yds.

220 yds. of Total Offense
36.7 TO ypg
2 Total TDs


Academic All-Big Sky x1 ('18)

Montana #2b:


Gavin Robertson - S
6'1", 208 lbs.
FBS Transfer ('18) - Arizona
Auburn, WA
Auburn Mountainview HS

'18 Stats:

48 Tackles (1 TFL)
1 Sack

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