Monday, July 18, 2022

47 days to WCU Football Kickoff - #47 Blue Monroe

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

It's now 47 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 #47,  a linebacker:

#47 Blue Monroe 

POSITION Linebacker
CLASS True Freshman
HOMETOWN Concord, N.C.
HIGH SCHOOL Jay M. Robinson HS

Prior to Western Carolina: Played quarterback and outside linebacker as a prep, starting his high school career at Hough High with a year at Central Cabarrus High before finishing at Robinson High ... As a senior, finished with 76 tackles including 32 solo stops and nine tackles for loss with one sack and an interception, according to ... Recovered three fumbles and was credited with two passes defended... As a prep, passed for over 2,500 yards with 22 touchdowns while rushing for right at 1,000 rushing yards and 21 touchdowns.

Personal: Full name is Blue Kincade Monroe ... Is the son of April and Ken Monroe ... His father played football at Wingate and his mother is a former bodybuilder ... Has an older sibling, Storm, who plays linebacker at Davidson College, and a younger sibling, Haven.

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