Wednesday, August 2, 2017

31 Days 'till Football Kickoff - #31 Darius Means

It's now 31 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 wide receiver...

#31 Darius Means

Class: RS Junior
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
High School: Olympic HS
Height / Weight: 5-9 / 160
Position: WR

2016 (Redshirt Sophomore): Did not see game action ... Named to the 2016-17 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll.

2015 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw action in one game, making his collegiate debut in the home-opener against Mars Hill ... Filling in at tailback, rushed the football seven times for 32 yards in WCU's annual Spring Game.

2014 (Freshman): Redshirted.

Prior to Western Carolina: Was a two-time All-Conference wide receiver, recording 75 catches for 1351 yards and 16 touchdowns over final two seasons ... Also added 770 return yards and two touchdowns for the Trojans ... Recorded 2,121 total yards and 18 TD's over junior and senior seasons ... Was also a two-time All-conference centerfielder in baseball ... Earned the Olympic High School Athlete of the Year Award ... High school coach was Barry Shuford.

Personal: Full name is Darius Evan Means ... Is the son of Wallace and Dee Means ... Father played collegiate football at North Carolina A&T State University.

Courtesy WCU Athletics Media Relations


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