Today we'll highlight another offensive lineman
#50 Alex McConnell
Class: Redshirt Freshman
Hometown: Boone, NC
High School: Wataga HS
Height / Weight: 6-3 / 285Position: Offensive Line
2018 (Freshman): Did not see game action, taking a redshirt.
Prior to Western Carolina: Was a two-time Northwestern 3A/4A Conference selection – once along the offensive line as a junior and along the defensive line as a senior … Was a part of a Watauga High offense that averaged 331.6 yards per game with 74 touchdowns scored while blocking for a pair of 1,000-yard rushers in 2017 … On defense, recorded 44 tackles including 10.5 for loss with a pair of sacks ... High school coach was Ryan Habich … Also played basketball as a prep.
Personal: Full name is Alexander Raven McConnell … Is the son of Kim and Jim McConnell … Is a first-generation college student in his family.
Courtesy WCU Athletics Media Relations