Thursday, June 29, 2017

65 Days 'till Football Kickoff - #65 Kaleb Spry

It's now 65 days until the kickoff of Catamount football on September 2, 2017, in Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, Hawaii - home of the University of Hawaii Rainbow Warriors.

To help pass those long summer days until football season starts, and hopefully get the Catamount faithful more excited about the upcoming season, we'll continue the 100-day football countdown each day until kickoff.

Today we'll highlight a player from the offensive line.....

#65 Kaleb Spry

Class: RS Junior
Hometown: Kannapolis, N.C.
High School: A.L. Brown HS
Height / Weight: 6-2 / 295
Position: OL

2016 (Redshirt Sophomore): Played in all 11 games along the offensive line and on special teams, making two starts at center … Made his first collegiate start against Wofford (Oct. 8) … Was a part of the offensive line unit that paved the way for Detrez Newsome’s second-straight, 1,000-yard rushing season … Selected to the 2016 Fall Academic All-Southern Conference team.

2015 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in six games as a reserve along the offensive line ... Was a part of an offensive line that helped produce WCU's first 1,000-yard rusher since 2006 ... Named 2015 Fall Academic All-Southern Conference and to the 2015-16 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll ... Represented Western Carolina at the 2016 Southern Conference SALI Conference during the summer.

2014 (Freshman): Redshirted ... Named to the 2014-15 Southern Conference Honor Roll.

Prior to Western Carolina: A two-year varsity letter winner who started at offensive center as a senior ... Was voted a team captain ... Listed as a two-star prospect by ... Ranks inside the Top 20 in his high school class academically ... Was honored by the Great American Rivalry Series at A.L. Brown's season-opener for having his team's highest GPA ... Also received his team's Academic Achievement award ... Also played basketball as a prep ... High school coach was Mike Newsome.

Personal: Is the son of Terry and Meredith Spry.

Courtesy WCU Athletics Media Relations


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