85   Matt Fernandez
Matt Fernandez

RS Senior

Pocasset, Mass.

High School:
Bourne H.S. / Phillips Academy

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 180


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.


    Event Calendar

    July 25
    vs Gridiron Club Golf Event, Pine Hills G.C. TBA
    September 3
    at Florida TBA
    September 10
    vs Boston College 12:00 PM
    September 17
    vs Florida International TBA
    September 24
    vs Mississippi State TBA
    October 1
    vs Tulane TBA
    October 8
    at Old Dominion TBA
    October 15
    vs Louisiana Tech TBA
    October 22
    at South Carolina TBA
    October 29
    vs Wagner TBA
    November 5
    at Troy TBA
    November 19
    at BYU TBA
    November 26
    at Hawai'i TBA
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