Friday, June 12, 2020

85 Days 'till WCU Football Kickoff - #85 Luke Britt

It's now 85 days until the kickoff of Catamount football on Saturday, September 5th, 2020 at 3 pm, against the Eastern Kentucky Colonels, in Roy Kid Stadium, Richmond, KY.

To help pass those long summer days, and hopefully get the Catamount faithful 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'll highlight another tight end:

#85 Luke Britt

CLASS Redshirt
HOMETOWN Calypso, N.C.

2019 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in one game on the year and did not record any official statistics … Made his collegiate debut at N.C. State (Sept. 7).

2018 (Freshman): Did not see game action, taking a redshirt ... Named to the 2018-19 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll.

Prior to Western Carolina: Credited with three catches for 41 receiving yards and two touchdowns as a senior … Also recorded a pair of interceptions and three blocked kicks – two punts and a field goal – defensively … Helped guide his team to the North Carolina 1-A state championship game in 2017 … Earned WGBR High School Athlete of the Week honors in November 2017 … Also plays both baseball and basketball as a prep.

Personal: Full name is Luke Donnell Britt … Is the son of Suzanne and Ralph Britt … His father, Ralph, was a tight end at N.C. State and later played in the NFL with the Pittsburgh Steelers (1987).


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