Monday, August 22, 2022

12 days to WCU Football Kickoff - Brody Palhegyi & Ken Moore Jr.

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

It's now 12 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  #12, one offense, one defense, a quarterback and a defensive cornerback:

#12 Brody Palhegyi

POSITION Quarterback
CLASS Redshirt Freshman
HOMETOWN Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
HIGH SCHOOL Cardinal Gibbons HS

2021 (Freshman): Did not see game action, taking a redshirt.

Prior to Western Carolina: Dual-threat quarterback … Led Cardinal Gibbons High to two Florida Class 4A state championships, the first after taking over as the back-up in 2018 … Completed 107-of-158 passes for 1,242 yards and 17 touchdowns in just eight games as a senior … Added 41 rushes for 263 yards and two scores on the ground … Completed 29-of-33 passes for 358 yards and four touchdown passes in the 2020 state title game … High school coach was Matt DuBuc … Was a high school teammate of fellow WCU walk-on recruit, Mason Polivka.

#12 Ken Moore Jr.

POSITION Cornerback
CLASS Freshman
HOMETOWN Miami, Fla.
HIGH SCHOOL Christopher Columbus HS

Prior to Western Carolina: Credited with 64 total tackles including 44 solo stops according to MaxPreps … Posted three interceptions as a prep … Caught 10 passes for 201 yards and two touchdowns as a part of 547 all-purpose yards … Listed as a three-star recruit by and a two-star recruit by

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