Ivan Matchett Bio

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Ht: 5-foot-10
Wt: 205 lbs
Forty: 4.5 secs
Bench max: 315 pounds
Squat max: 525 pounds
Vertical: 36 inches
Class: 2008 (High School:Mobile, AL, St. Paul's )


Matchett is a physical running back who loves contact. "That's what he likes to do," Guth (Matchett's coach) said of Matchett's physical style. "If he has the opportunity to run around somebody, he'd rather run them over." He has good speed for his size and excellent power. H led St. Paul’s to a perfect 15-0 record and the 2007 Class 5A state title, earning Super 6 MVP honors after rushing for 98 yards and a touchdown in the team’s state championship victory over Briarwood Christian … school’s record holder for career rushing yards … ranked No. 62 nationally at his position by, was ranked the No. 20 running back nationally and No. 17 among all prospects in the state by … the 20th-ranked prospect in the state by SuperPrep Magazine … ran for 1,422 yards and 16 touchdowns in his senior season … named to the Alabama Sports Writers Association Class 5A First Team All State team as a senior … also earned The Mobile Press-Register Elite 18 honors (No. 16) … rushed for 1,416 yards and 22 touchdowns as a junior … earned The Birmingham News Class 5A First Team All-State and ASWA Honorable Mention All State honors as a junior … also helped team to track & field Class 5A state championships (2005 outdoor, 2006 indoor and outdoor) … played for head coach Mike Bates.

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Rushing Carries Yards Average Long TD Y/G
Season Totals:   1,422     16  
Receiving Receptions Yards Average TD Y/G
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