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85   Matt Fernandez
Matt Fernandez

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Pocasset, Mass.

High School:
Bourne H.S. / Phillips Academy

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 180

Position:
WR


On Fernandez: Made great strides at wide receiver in spring football ... Showed coaching staff he could be a factor in the future ... Good ball-catching skills and foot speed.

As a freshman in 2006: Scout team wide receiver, who redshirted.

Before UMass: Spent a post-graduate season at Phillips Academy in Andover after graduating from Bourne High School ... Was a Boston Globe Class A NEPSAC All-Star after his year in Andover ... At Bourne piled up more than 4,000 rushing yards and 61 touchdowns playing for Coach Barry Wood ... Boston Globe First Team All-Scholastic as a senior ... Led Division 2A in scoring with 148 points ... On defense made more than 200 career tackles, had nine interceptions, and six defensive touchdowns ... Averaged 11 yards per carry in leading the Canalmen to the Division 2A playoffs, where he tallied Bourne's only score in a 17-7 loss to Bishop Feehan ... A member of the basketball team and a three-year captain of the track team

Personal:Matthew W. Fernandez ... Born Sept. 4, 1987 in Falmouth, Mass. ... Son of Wayne and Kristine Fernandez ... Majoring in Building Materials & Wood Technology.

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    Saturday, Oct 4
    at Miami (Oh) 2:30 PM
    Saturday, Oct 11
    at Kent State TBA
    Saturday, Oct 18
    vs Eastern Michigan TBA gametracker
    Saturday, Oct 25
    at Toledo 2:00 PM
    Wednesday, Nov 12
    vs Ball State 8:00 PM gametracker
    Tuesday, Nov 18
    at Akron 8:00 PM
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