Sunday, August 2, 2015

34 Days 'till Kickoff - #34 Corey Holloway



It's now 34 days until kickoff of Catamount football against the Mars Hill University Lions in E.J.Whitmire Stadium on September 5th in Cullowhee.

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

Utilizing the 2015 Preseason Football Roster, #34 is  Corey Holloway

#34 Corey Holloway

Class: RS Freshman
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
High School: Eagle's Landing HS
Height / Weight: 5-10 / 215
Position: RB





2014 (Freshman): Redshirted ... Named to the 2014-15 Southern Conference Honor Roll ... For the Gold squad in WCU's annual Spring Game, rushed nine times for 26 yards including a seven-yard touchdown rush.

Prior to Western Carolina: Was a four-year varsity letter winner in football ... Is a physical runner with good vision that amassed over 1,300 all-purpose yards including 1,093 on the ground en route to earning his team's MVP award as a senior, helping Eagle's Landing High record a school-record for wins ... Led the team with 10 rushing touchdowns as a part of first team All-Region honors at running back ... Recorded 200 receiving yards as a senior ... Also saw time on defense at linebacker over his final two seasons, tallying 44 tackles including 34 solo stops ... Earned the Good Citizenship Award from the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution ... As a junior, rushed for 1,449 yards and nine touchdowns ... High school coach was Joe Teknipp.

Personal: Full name is Corey Justin Holloway ... Is the son of G. Reginald and Donna J.L. Holloway ... Is one of four children in the Holloway family.



Courtesy WCU Athletics Media Relations

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