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Team:Western Carolina Catamounts
Mascot: Paws the Catamount
Conference: Southern Conference
Home Games: E.J. Whitmire Stadium
Head Coach: Mark Speir
School Colors: Purple and gold
Western Carolina Catamounts Football TicketsThe Western Carolina Catamounts football team represents Western Carolina University in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision. The team plays its home games on campus in Cullowhee, N.C., at E.J. Whitmire Stadium. The home team's stadium packs in 13,742 for exciting matches. Despite being part of the FCS rather than the better-known Football Bowl Subdivision, the team has still sent a number of players to go on and play professionally in the NFL. The Catamounts play their in-conference games against other teams in the Southern Conference, an athletic conference comprised of programs from North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee. The program has seen some success in the FCS, including a conference championship and one playoff appearance where the Catamounts won three games. The current head coach at Western Carolina is Mark Speir who has been at the school for seven seasons so far. Their team colors are purple and gold, and fans love to deck themselves out to cheer on their team. For Western Carolina Catamounts football tickets, visit StubHub. StubHub has the internet's biggest inventory of concert and sporting event tickets.
Where does the Western Carolina Catamounts football team play its home games?The team plays its home games in Cullowhee, N.C., at E.J. Whitmire Stadium. The ground was broken on the stadium in 1973, and it has been renovated since, including changing the field surface to artificial turf. The maximum capacity at the stadium when it is sold out is 13,742 people.
What conference do the Western Carolina Catamounts play in?The Catamounts play in the Southern Conference, home to teams across North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee. Other teams in the conference include Mercer University, Samford University, Virginia Military Institute and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. The conference champion each year is determined by in-conference record.
Who is the Western Carolina Catamounts football head coach?The current head coach at Western Carolina is Mark Speir. Speir is entering his 8th season with the team and has a win-loss record of 29–51. Before taking over the head coaching position at Western Carolina, Speir was an assistant at Appalachian State.
Who are some notable players from Western Carolina University?The Catamounts have sent a number of players on to play professionally in the NFL. Current Los Angeles Chargers running back Detrez Newsome played in college at Western Carolina University. Former NFL defensive end Clyde Simmons also played his college ball for the Catamounts. During his long NFL career, he made multiple All-Pro and Pro Bowl teams. He also led the NFL in sacks in 1992.
What are the top games this season for the Western Carolina Catamounts football team?During the 2019 season, the Catamounts have games against two high-profile NCAA Division I teams on top of their regular in-conference matchups. Early in the season, they play North Carolina State in a road game. Western Carolina also plays national championship contender, the Alabama Crimson Tide, is the team's last road game of the season. The team's biggest in-conference game is against the Wofford Terriers who represented the conference in the postseason in 2018.
How much are Western Carolina Catamounts football tickets?The price of tickets depends on the demand for that game and the location of the seat in the stadium. The single-letter sections in the bottom level of the stadium are the most sought-after seats in the stadium. There are also bird's eye view seats located in the upper deck in the double-letter sections.
What was the Western Carolina Catamounts' football record last season?In 2018, the Western Carolina Catamounts posted a win-loss record of 3–8. This includes a 1–7 record in the conference. Six players from the team made the all-SoCon team, including three first team selections, at the end of the season.
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