Thursday, August 18, 2022

16 days to WCU Football Kickoff - Brody Palhegyi & Marquis Lymon

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

It's now 16 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  #16, one offense, one defense, a quarterback & a safety:

#16 Brody Palhegyi

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.

#16 Marquis Lymon

CLASS Freshman
HOMETOWN Delray Beach, Fla.

Prior to Western Carolina: Two-way player as a prep … Credited with 142 tackles including 97 solo stops as a senior with 22 tackles for loss including five sacks … Recorded six interceptions and 13 total passes defended as a senior … Recorded five interceptions while rushing for over 400 yards in seven games in 2020, helping guide his high school to a South Florida tri-county gold-level championship … Accounted for 947 total all-purpose yards over his final two seasons as a prep including 648 rushing yards as a senior … Listed as a three-star recruit by ESPN, and

Personal: Is the son of Jamileya Rolle and Tony Peele ... Has one sibling, Markenz Lymon

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