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Matthew Heard
93  Matthew Heard

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
El Paso, Texas

High School:
Andress HS

Last College:
NM State

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 225

Position:
LB

Experience:
0L

2014 (JUNIOR): Played in four games on special teams (Texas Tech, NM State, LA Tech & Old Dominion).

2013: Sat out the season due to NCAA transfer rules.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Redshirted his only season at NM State ... named first team All-District 1-4A and team MVP during senior season at Andress High School as he helped his team to a Bi-District championship ... recorded 92 tackles and three sacks during senior season ... had 93 tackles and six sacks during junior season ... competed on wrestling team and ran track.

PERSONAL: Son of Rickey and Sonya Heard ... has one brother and two sisters ... full name is Matthew Lamar Heard ... born in El Paso, Texas ... Multidisciplinary Studies major.