2023 PFN Player Profile: Getting to know St. Marys RB/LB Matthew Davis
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Billy Splain | April 20, 2023
Running back, linebacker, strong safety
St Mary’s area
Class Of 2024
7.1 ypc junior year , over 1100 career yards , 19tfl junior year
Other sports Track and field , basketball
All conference RB/LB, all tri county team
Head Coach Chris Dworek says “He’s an excellent student/athlete – great grades, huge respect in the school from peers and teachers. He’s an incredible football player – great work ethic, tough as nails, will be a 3-yr starter at TB and LB”
LET’S GET TO KNOW MATTHEW
Why do you play football?
I’ve always loved the physical aspect of it and I believe it’s the most athletic sport. Football is a place where I know I can fill my athletic potential and the brotherhood is like none other
Who is your favorite sports star and WHY?
CJ stroud, played for Ohio state and he’s humble with a chip on his shoulder
Do you have a favorite play you remember the most? Explain:
My game winning touchdown against Dubois , I got a toss to the left and broke several tackles to score with only 2 min left.
What was last years season like for you?
It was a pretty good year , I came off of knee surgery in the spring and I ran the ball hard and made a lot of defensive plays. I wish we would’ve won the d9 title though.
What are your goals for this coming season?
Over 1,000 yards rushing, 10tds, and 100 tackles , winning record
Who is the best player you ever lined up against?
What stadium, HS/college/pro would you love to visit for a game?
What is your favorite Pro team, any sport?
What game, yours, college or pro, was your favorite game you watched and why?
Ravens vs Steelers Christmas game. The Steelers had a crazy last drive and AB’s TD at the end won them the division.
What sports movie would you watch every day if you had to pick one and why?
The longest yard, it’s hilarious
If your mom and dad are screaming at you from the stands, what is it they usually yell?
“ YEAHH, run Matt , GO GO”
Name one thing that you’d love to do in football that may never happen?
Throw a TD pass, I don’t have a great arm
Who is your mentor, the person you want to be like? WHY?
My Dad, he lives his life according to his strong values
Name a sport you’d love to play but can’t:
What is your most embarrassing sports moment?
Running with only one shoe on because I didn’t tie my laces tight enough
Is there anyone in your family, besides your parents, you could consider your biggest fan? Who, Why?
My brother and grandfather. My brother always motivated me and gives me great advice , my grandfather always tells me that my potential is great
When you aren’t playing, practicing or training for sports, what is your go to activity and why?
Watching movies/shows, theres a lot of great movies and shows that you can apply what you learn from them
What is your favorite football memory to date?
Winning the youth football championship as the stallions
What is your favorite play to run?
What scares you the most?
Music of choice:
What was your favorite gift as a little boy? Why?
Madden , I loved playing it
What restaurant is your go to when you need a big meal?
Which one? Sheetz or Wawa
What is your favorite vacation destination?
I don’t go on vacations enough to know
Do you remember what the first football game you saw was?
Steelers vs packers Super Bowl
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