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Matt Darton

Position Offensive Line
Height 6'6''
Weight 295 lbs.
Class Freshman
Hometown San Diego, Calif.
High School University City HS

2007 (Jr.): Played as a backup on the offensive line… Started the Iowa State game at left tackle in place of an injured Anthony Collins.

2006 (So.): Did not see any action on the year.

2005 (Fr.): Bolstered the depth on the offensive line.

2004 (RS): Redshirted… Worked as a member of the practice squad.

High School: Earned varsity letters in football, volleyball and track… Coached by Willie Matson… Recorded more than 90 knock-down blocks during his senior campaign including 18 in the game against Santana High… Was nominated to participate in the 2004 North vs. South Panos all-star classic… A two-time member of the San Diego Tribune[apos]s all-Academic team… Also participated on a Junior Olympic volleyball team which placed fifth nationally in 2002.

Personal: Born in San Diego, Calif…. Major is juvenile justice… Would like to work at Chet Hartley[apos]s fish farm… Hobbies include golf and crawdad fishing… Son of Tim and Terry Dalton… Has one brother… Father played collegiate football at Colorado State.

Favorites: Place to eat in Lawrence – 23rd Street Brewery; Activity other than football – Surfing; Athlete – LaDainian Tomlinson; Football memory – Winning the Orange Bowl; Thing about your team – Work ethic