WKU grabs two MAC wideouts in the transfer portal

Wyatt Sparkman, Sports Editor

WKU’s big recruiting day continued Sunday afternoon as Akron and Western Michigan wideouts Michael Mathison and Jaylen Hall announced their commitment to the Hilltoppers.

Mathison played three years at Akron, hauling in 98 catches for 1,060 yards and five touchdowns. He was the second leading receiver on the Zips in 2021, catching 56 passes for 706 yards and three scores. 

Hall suited up for Western Michigan for four seasons, catching 85 passes for 1,532 yards and 14 touchdowns. In 2021, he was one of three receivers for the Broncos to have over 700 receiving yards. 

Mathison and Hall join WKU wide receivers Daewood Davis, who caught 43 passes for 763 yards in 2021, and Malachi Corley, who caught 73 passes for 691 yards this season.

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