Medal of Honor Bowl Spotlight: Wake Forest WR Michael Campanaro

  • Posted: Friday, November 1, 2013 12:01 a.m.
Wake Forest wide receiver Michael Campanaro (3) has committed to play in the Medal of Honor Bowl on Jan. 14 at Johnson Hagood Stadium. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Each Friday, The Post and Courier will spotlight a player on the watch list for the Medal of Honor Bowl all-star game, set for 2 p.m. Jan. 11, 2014, at The Citadel’s Johnson Hagood Stadium.

Name: Michael Campanaro*

Position: Wide Receiver. Year: Senior.

School: Wake Forest. Height: 5-10. Weight: 189.

2013 Statistics: 67 catches for 792 yards and six touchdowns in seven games; averaging 17.2 yards per catch and 113.1 receiving yards per game.

Quote: “I see Michael being drafted between the fifth and sixth rounds and contributing in his first year as a punt returner and slot wide receiver. I really like his hands, quickness and what he does with the ball after the catch.” — Medal of Honor Bowl executive director Brian Woods.

Other WRs on watch list: Matt Hazel, Coastal Carolina; Corey Washington, Newberry*; Ryan Grant, Tulane; Jordan Matthews, Vanderbilt; Nathan Slaughter, West Texas A&M*.

*Committed to play

Next week: Tight ends

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