Cats get verbal commitment from LA receiver

Rich Brooks has landed his 20th verbal commitment for the class of 2009, several recruiting sources are reporting.

Chris Matthews, a 6-foot-5, 210 lb. receiver out of Harbor Community College in Los Angeles. Matthews caught 80 passes last season for 1,235 yards and 11 touchdowns.

Matthews chose the Wildcats over Akron, Marshall, Memphis, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah and Nebraska. rates Matthews the No. 9 junior college player in the country.