Conference: Southwestern Athletic
40 Time: 4.72
Biography: Former college quarterback who moved to tight end as a senior. Posted pass catching numbers of 27/434/6 last season.
Positives: Athletic prospect who can be used in a variety of roles. Flashes ability on the field, gets vertical in a crowd, and comes down with the difficult reception. He blocks with effective fundamentals, displays better than average strength at the point, and jolts opponents off the snap. Possesses good eye/hand coordination, looks the ball into his hands, and plucks it from the air.
Negatives: Must turn up the intensity of his blocking. He does not display consistent hands at this point.
Analysis: Matthews is a size/speed prospect with the ability as an H-back or move tight end. He's rough around the edges and needs to development his game but is worth bringing into camp this summer.
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