It was a big day on the recruiting trail for Eastern Michigan. The Eagles landed their first two commitments of their 2016 class just minutes apart on Monday. Wide receiver Josh Wilkes from Rock Hill, South Carolina announced his decision minutes after athlete Mathew Sexton broke the news. Both college prospects announced their commitments via Twitter Monday morning.
I am proud and extremely excited to announce that I will be playing football and getting a great education at Eastern Michigan! #GoEagles
— Mathew (@mathew_sexton10) June 15, 2015
Sexton attends Clinton High School in Clinton, Michigan, which is right around the corner from Ypsilanti. Listed as an athlete, as Sexton has split time as a running back and linebacker at Clinton. The 5-foot-10 175 pound prospect rushed for nearly 100 yards per game with eight rushing touchdowns to go along with 24 receiving yards per game and two receiving touchdowns. Sexton also tallied 31 tackles and an interception, according to MLive.com.
The additions of Mathew Sexton and Josh Wilkes are a nice start for the Eagles' 2016 recruiting class.
Check out some of Sexton's play-making abilities in the video below, courtesy of Hudl: