2009 Scouting Report: After struggling with shoulder injuries the past two years, Matha appears ready to provide competitive depth on the offensive line...slated to work at right tackle heading into training camp.
2008: Did not play in any games.
2007: Redshirted as a true freshman... did not get any practice repetitions during redshirt season due to his rehabilitation from surgeries on both shoulders.
High School: Highly accomplished offensive tackle who was named first team Associated Press Pennsylvania Class AAAA All-State each of his final two seasons at Erie McDowell...graded out in his blocking assignments at 96% as a senior and 95.4% as a junior...also was a starting defensive tackle...first team All-Region 6...first team All-District 10...led team to two District 10 runner-up finishes...McDowell won the Region 6 championship his junior year...listed as a national top 20 offensive tackle prospect by Scout.com...Scout East "Hot 100" list... PrepStar All-East Region...rated Pennsylvania's No. 13 prospect by Scout.com, No. 14 by SuperPrep and No. 19 by Rivals.com...played under Coach Joe Tarasovitch... also lettered in wrestling.
Personal: Daniel Louis Matha, born 6/8/88, is the son of Dale Matha and Julianna Ward and stepson of Melissa Matha...has one brother... administration of justice major.
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