Vince Mayle To Play In 2015 Reese’s Senior Bowl
MOBILE, Ala. – Washington State senior wide receiver Vince Mayle has accepted an invitation to play in the Reese’s Senior Bowl, the organization announced Monday. Former Cougar Deone Bucannon played in the game last year.
Mayle, a Biletnikoff Award semifinalist, enters the week tied for the national lead with a school-record 101 receptions, second in the country with a school-record 1,404 receiving yards and tied for 11th nationally with nine touchdown catches. The Natomas, Calif. native is tied for the first nationally with 9.2 receptions-per-game, second averaging 127.6 receiving yards-per-game and owns a Pac-12 best six 100-yard games this season.
Mayle is the only player in the country and only player in Pac-12 history with two 250-yard games. Earlier this season, Mayle made a career-high 12 receptions against Rutgers, tallied 120 yards and two touchdowns at Utah, 11 catches for a WSU single-game record 263 receiving yards and a 90-yard touchdown against California. He made 14 receptions for 145 yards and a score against No. 15 Arizona, recorded 143 receiving yards and one touchdown in the win at Oregon State before setting a WSU single-game record with 15 catches for 252 yards at Arizona State last week.
In just two seasons, Mayle sits ninth in WSU history with 143 receptions, tied for 11th with 16 touchdown catches, with 1,943 career receiving yards including seven 100-yard games.
The Reese’s Senior Bowl will invite 110 players to fill the rosters of the North and South squads. Practices are scheduled to begin Jan. 20, 2015 in Mobile, Ala. and the game is set for Jan. 24. All practices and the game will be televised by the NFL Network.