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2023 PFN Player Profile: Getting to know St. Marys RB/LB Matthew Davis

Tagged under: District 9, News, Player Previews

| April 20, 2023


Matthew Davis
Running back, linebacker, strong safety
St Mary’s area
Class Of 2024
Jersey #5
HT/WT 5’8/175
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
Twitter @Matthew73145992

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”


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?

Oliver Billote

What stadium, HS/college/pro would you love to visit for a game?

Ohio state

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?

Outside toss

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?

Fusion buffet

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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