Tuesday, July 26, 2022

39 days to WCU Football Kickoff - #39 Brayden Blackmon

Welcome to the twelfth annual Catamount Football's  "100 days to WCU Football Kickoff Countdown"

It's now 39 days until the kickoff of Catamount football on Saturday, September 3rd, 2022, against the Charleston Southern Buccaneers, on Buccaneer Field in Charleston, SC

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 will highlight  #39, a tight end:

#39 Brayden Blackmon

 CLASS Sophomore
 HOMETOWN Duncan, S.C.

2021 (Freshman):
Saw action in eight games as a true freshman, mostly on special teams and as an offensive substitution ... Made his collegiate debut against Samford (Sept. 18) ... His first career reception was also his first collegiate touchdown, hauling in a three-yard TD pass from QB Rogan Wells in the third quarter of the road win at Wofford (Oct. 30) ... Was credited with a solo tackle in the road win at VMI (Nov. 20).

Prior to Western Carolina: Three-year varsity letter winner, played in 22 career games … Versatile athlete that played running back, wildcat, wide receiver, tight end and quarterback … Rushed 134 times for 908 career yards averaging 6.8 yards per rush with 18 rushing touchdowns … Added 13 career receptions for 182 yards and one score … Completed 34-of-62 passes for 334 yards and a touchdown at quarterback.

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