WKU FOOTBALL | Mario Wright Signs with Hilltoppers

12/21/2017 04:02 PM

The WKU football program announced the addition of 15 future Hilltoppers on Wednesday, during the first day of the early signing period.

One of the signees is linebacker Mario Wright, out of Flossmoor, Il.

Wright, a three-star recruit according to 247 Sports, picked WKU over schools like Syracuse and Western Michigan.

On Thursday, he spoke with Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff about his decision to continue his playing career at WKU:

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

When he’s not on the air or in the field covering sports, you can likely find Andrew playing golf, watching IndyCar and Formula 1 races, or exploring the state of Kentucky. His favorite sport is open-wheel racing. In fact, he has not missed an Indianapolis 500 since the early 2000s.

Whether he is working sporting events or not, he always loves talking sports. He is a prolific tweeter, so if you want to stay “in the know” about sports in the Bluegrass, follow Andrew on Twitter @ADChernoff. If you have a story idea for our sports team, send it to Andrew at Andrew.Chernoff@charter.com.

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