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Corey Wilson's condition improving

Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin

Oklahoma redshirt freshman wide receiver Corey Wilson's condition at OU Medical Center has been upgraded to serious from critical, according to the Oklahoman.

Wilson was injured in a two-car accident on Interstate 35 Friday afternoon about 35 miles southwest of Norman, Okla.

His vehicle collided with a pickup, Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers told the Oklahoman. Wilson, who was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident was thrown 45 feet from his SUV.

Wilson's family told the Oklahoman in a statement that their son is awake and conscious.

Wilson is the younger brother of former Oklahoma wide receiver Travis Wilson.

His condition for recovery still remains a long, arduous one. Please keep him and his family in your prayers.