|19 Michael Hines
Notes: Enters his final season with WCU's longest consecutive-start streak at 19-straight games ... With 92 career catches, is only eight receptions shy of 100 for his career and 46 receptions shy of tying for 10th on Western's career charts, but with 851 career yards, is 1,395 yards shy of the top 10 ... An All-Southern Conference candidate.
2006 (Jr.): Played in all 11 games and was one of just eight Catamounts to start every game ... Led the team with 60 receptions to rank tied for eighth (with Jeff Dean, 1981) on the WCU single-season receptions chart ... His 60 catches was the third-highest total by a Catamount over the past 20 years ... Ranked fourth in the Southern Conference in receptions per game (5.45) - which also ranked tied for 27th nationally - and eighth in receiving yards per game (42.6) ... Led the team with five touchdowns and ranked second on the squad in points scored with 30 ... Caught a career-high two TD passes versus Georgia Southern in Cullowhee, earning the team offensive MVP as voted by the WCU coaching staff ... Hauled in a career-high 10 passes at Wofford while having two, eight-reception games (at Furman and Elon) ... At Elon, one of his eight catches was a fourth-down conversion and another a TD, while compiling a career-high 90 yards ... Once again tied his career-high with eight catches at The Citadel, including a nine-yard touchdown ... Hauled in three passes for 54 yards in the season-opener against Chowan, including a 26-yard, fingertip TD reception ... Completed a 31-yard pass to Chris Jefferson on a double-reverse pass on the opening play from scrimmage ... His pass completion marked the second-longest pass play for WCU on the season ... Had five catches for 56 yards in the annual WCU Spring Game.
2005 (So.): Ranked second on the team in 2005 in receptions with 27 (one off the team leader) and ranked seventh in the SoCon in receptions (3.0) ... Also ranked second on the team in receiving yards (368) while his average of 40.89 yards per game ranked fifth in the SoCon ... Blocked a punt at Chattanooga, recovering the block on the nine and returning it for a touchdown ... His lone TD reception came at Appalachian State ... Had six receptions for 29 yards in WCU's win over Furman ... Grabbed two passes for 67 yards at Cincinnati, including a career-long 50 yarder ... Recorded a 46-yard reception at Georgia Southern, getting three receptions for 64 yards in the game ... Tallied four and five receptions in wins over Elon and Wofford, respectively ... Had three receptions for 57 yards at Appalachian State, including a five-yard TD and a 48-yard reception.
2004 (RFr.): Played in nine games, getting the start in Western's win over Appalachian State ... Caught five passes for 22 yards, including four for 18 yards versus Georgia Southern ... Also had one receptions for four yards at Elon ... Also served on Western's special teams ... Was the offensive game MVP in the 2004 Purple-Gold game ... Although he only caught one pass in the game, it was good for 57 yards and the lone touchdown.
2003 (Fr.): Redshirted.
Prior to Western: Named to the Asheville Citizen-Times All-Western North Carolina team ... Tabbed Mountain Athletic 3-A All-Conference ... Selected to play in the East-West All-Star game ... As a senior, caught 35 passes for 600 yards and seven touchdowns in helping his Cougars post an 11-3 record and reach the 3-A semifinals ... On defense, registered 41 tackles and picked off five passes ... As a junior, caught 47 passes for 783 yards and eight TDs ... Added three interceptions on defense ... For his career, caught 93 passes for 1,490 yards and 15 TDs ... On defense had 15 career interceptions and five fumble recoveries ... Also an all-conference selection for his basketball team.