Wednesday, August 24, 2022

10 days to WCU Football Kickoff - Taurus Dotson Jr. & Censere Lee

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

It's now 10 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 two players assigned to  #10, one offense, one defense, a tight end and a defensive cornerback:

#10 Taurus Dotson Jr.

POSITION Cornerback
CLASS Senior
HOMETOWN Miami, Fla.
COLLEGE Valdosta State
HIGH SCHOOL Northwestern HS

Prior to Western Carolina: Transferred to WCU from Valdosta State where he spent the past five years including a redshirt season ... Was a part of three NCAA Division II football playoff teams at VSU; At Valdosta State: Played in 38 games with 29 starts in the defensive secondary between 2018 and 2021 after taking a redshirt in 2017 ... Credited with 85 tackles including 43 solo stops and 3.5 tackles for loss with one assisted sack ... Recorded six career interceptions including three in 2021 as a redshirt junior with 16 career pass breakups ... Added two career fumble returns;

High School: Honored as an All-State selection while at Miami Northwestern High for head coach Max Edwards.

Personal: Full name is Taurus Keyon Dotson Jr. ... Is the son of Taurus Dotson Sr.

#10 Censere Lee

POSITION Wide Receiver
CLASS Freshman
HOMETOWN Clearwater, Fla.

Prior to Western Carolina: Three-year varsity letter winner … Caught 57 passes for 1,262 yards and 22 touchdowns as a senior, averaging 97.1 receiving yards per game in his final season as a prep … Added 181 punt return yards with two touchdowns including a 91-yard return for a TD in the playoffs … Was the MaxPreps Player of the Game four times in 2021 including twice as the overall player of the game, once on offense, and the final time on special teams … Listed as a three-star athlete by 247sports … Also plays basketball as a prep.

Personal: Full name is Censere Jermel Lee ... Is the son of Lakwana Jones and Jermey Lee ... Has two siblings, Carrie and Ciara ... His mother played basketball and ran track and his father played football.

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