April 25, 2007

Getting to know Casey Matthews

As part of our continuing post-signing day coverage, Duck Sports Authority is contacting all of Oregon's class of 2007 signees in order to get to know them better. This is a series that will continue for the next few weeks. In this installment we catch up with linebacker Casey Matthews of Westlake Village (Calif.) Oaks Christian.

Getting to know: Casey Matthews
Inside linebacker
Westlake Village (Calif.) Oaks Christian
Current size: 6-foot-2, 220 pounds


Rankings:
Rivals.com inside linebackers 2007 (17)
Rivals.com California top 100 2007 (41)

Recent statistics: For his senior season, Matthews recorded 158 tackles, ten sacks, two interceptions and one fumble recovery. He had an interception returned for a touchdown called back because of an illegal block. For his efforts, Matthews was named first-team all-league, all-county and all-CIF. He also played in the inaugural Offense-Defense All-American Bowl in Fort Lauderdale (Fla.).


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