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.