2006 (Fr.): Did not see any action on the season.
2005 (RS): Redshirted while working with the tight ends.
High School: A graduate of St. Pius X HS in Albuquerque, N.M.... A two-year letterman for the Spartans... Also lettered three years in baseball... Named all-state as a linebacker in 2004... Was a second-team all-district selection as a tight end as a senior... Coached by San Juan Mendoza.
Personal: Son of Dr. John and Lynn Matte.