HIGH SCHOOL: A U.S. Army All-America selection ... Rated a consensus four-star prospect ... A top-100 recruit by all major recruiting services ... Rated the No. 60 player overall in the 2018 class per the 247Sports Composite ... Ranked No. 74 overall prospect by Rivals, No. 86 by 247Sports ... Member of the ESPN 300, ranked No. 90 ... Touted as the No. 3 ranked pro-style quarterback in the 2018 class by Rivals, No. 4 by 247Sports and No. 6 by ESPN ... A top-10 recruit in the state of California according to ESPN and Rivals ... Was an Elite 11 QB that participated in the 2017 Opening Finals ... Participated in the Rivals100 Five-Star Challenge ... Threw for 2,495 yards and 29 touchdowns during his senior year at Long Beach Poly HS ... Accounted for over 11,000 yards and 123 touchdowns as a four-year starter for Long Beach and Oaks Christian School ... Will represent the West team in the 2018 U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... Will be a mid-year enrollee ... Coached by Antonio Pierce.
Matt has a big arm and good mobility that gives him an opportunity to extend plays. He is a huge competitor, and I think he plays with a chip on his shoulder. There is a certain mental toughness to him that we really like. We love his family.