Matt Overton
93  Matt Overton

Tracy, CA

High School:

Last College:
Diablo Valley JC

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 250




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COLLEGE: Played in nine games last season, starting four of the last five ... Missed one game because of knee sprain ... Credited with 14 tackles (8 solo), 3 for losses of 10 yards and 1 quarterback sack for minus-7 yards ... Also had 1 pass breakup ... One letter ... Also attended Diablo Valley JC (Pleasant Hill, Calif.) ... Long snapper ... Helped Vikings to 6-5 record and appearance in East County Growers Bowl as sophomore ... Special Teams MVP (long snapper) and Team co-captain as freshman ... Started one year and lettered two

HIGH SCHOOL: Honorable mention San Joaquin Athletic Association all-star as senior at Tracy High School .... Team co-captain as senior for Bulldogs ... Started and lettered two years as offensive guard ... Also lettered one year in golf and baseball.

PERSONAL: Major is exercise science ... His father, Tom, played football at Cal State Hayward, and his grandfather, Paul Wallrof, played football at University of Washington and was a long-time head football coach and Athletic Hall of Fame inductee at University of Puget Sound.